Re: [RFC 0/3] Pin page control subsystem

From: Minchan Kim
Date: Tue Aug 13 2013 - 20:12:35 EST

Hello Christoph,

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 04:21:30PM +0000, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Aug 2013, Minchan Kim wrote:
> > VM sometime want to migrate and/or reclaim pages for CMA, memory-hotplug,
> > THP and so on but at the moment, it could handle only userspace pages
> > so if above example subsystem have pinned a some page in a range VM want
> > to migrate, migration is failed so above exmaple couldn't work well.
> Dont we have the mmu_notifiers that could help in that case? You could get
> a callback which could prepare the pages for migration?

Now I'm not familiar with mmu_notifier so please could you elaborate it
a bit for me to dive into that?


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Kind regards,
Minchan Kim
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