[Intel-gfx] [PATCH v2 0/4] mm/gup, drm/i915: refactor gup_fast, convert to pin_user_pages()
jhubbard at nvidia.com
Sat May 23 22:33:47 UTC 2020
On 2020-05-23 02:41, Chris Wilson wrote:
> Quoting John Hubbard (2020-05-22 06:19:27)
>> The purpose of posting this series is to launch a test in the
>> intel-gfx-ci tree. (The patches have already been merged into Andrew's
>> linux-mm tree.)
>> This applies to today's linux.git (note the base-commit tag at the
>> Changes since V1:
>> * Fixed a bug in the refactoring patch: added FOLL_FAST_ONLY to the
>> list of gup_flags *not* to WARN() on. This lead to a failure in the
>> first intel-gfx-ci test run .
>>  https://firstname.lastname@example.org
> Ran this through our CI, warn and subsequent lockup were gone. That
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Yea! Thanks again for these test runs. I really don't like posting
patches that I can't run-time test, but this CI system mitigates
that pretty well.
> lockup is worrying me now, but that doesn't seem to be an issue from
> this series.
I do think it's worth following up on. And it seems like it would be
very easy to repro: just hack in a forced failure at the call site of
pin_user_pages_fast_only(), and follow the breadcrumbs.
> The i915 changes were simple enough, I would have computed the pin flags
> just once (since the readonly bit is static, that would be interesting
> if that was allowed to change mid gup :)
> Reviewed-by: Chris Wilson <chris at chris-wilson.co.uk>
Thanks for the review! And if lifting that check up higher in the call
stack is desired, I'm all in favor of that being done...in a separate
I'm trying to keep a very light touch when converting these call sites.
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