[PATCH v2, part2 01/10] mm: introduce free_highmem_page() helper to free highmem pages into buddy system

From: Jiang Liu
Date: Sun Mar 10 2013 - 04:13:30 EST

Introduce helper function free_highmem_page(), which will be used by
architectures with HIGHMEM enabled to free highmem pages into the buddy

Signed-off-by: Jiang Liu <jiang.liu@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mgorman@xxxxxxx>
Cc: Michel Lespinasse <walken@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Konstantin Khlebnikov <khlebnikov@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Marek Szyprowski <m.szyprowski@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Michal Nazarewicz <mina86@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: linux-mm@xxxxxxxxx
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Russell King <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: David Howells <dhowells@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: James Hogan <james.hogan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Michal Simek <monstr@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: David Daney <david.daney@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Richard Weinberger <richard@xxxxxx>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@xxxxxxxxx>
include/linux/mm.h | 7 +++++++
mm/page_alloc.c | 9 +++++++++
2 files changed, 16 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/mm.h b/include/linux/mm.h
index d75c14b..f2fb750 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm.h
@@ -1303,6 +1303,13 @@ extern void free_initmem(void);
extern unsigned long free_reserved_area(unsigned long start, unsigned long end,
int poison, char *s);
+ * Free a highmem page into the buddy system, adjusting totalhigh_pages
+ * and totalram_pages.
+ */
+extern void free_highmem_page(struct page *page);

static inline void adjust_managed_page_count(struct page *page, long count)
diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
index 0fadb09..37bc8ab 100644
--- a/mm/page_alloc.c
+++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
@@ -5133,6 +5133,15 @@ unsigned long free_reserved_area(unsigned long start, unsigned long end,
return pages;

+void free_highmem_page(struct page *page)
+ __free_reserved_page(page);
+ totalram_pages++;
+ totalhigh_pages++;
* set_dma_reserve - set the specified number of pages reserved in the first zone
* @new_dma_reserve: The number of pages to mark reserved

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