[Linaro-mm-sig] [PATCH 2/9] mm: alloc_contig_freed_pages() added
mina86 at mina86.com
Tue Oct 18 18:00:34 UTC 2011
On Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:48:46 -0700, Dave Hansen <dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-10-18 at 10:26 -0700, Michal Nazarewicz wrote:
>> > You can do this in a more general fashion by checking the
>> > zone boundaries and resolving the pfn->page every MAX_ORDER_NR_PAGES.
>> > That will not be SPARSEMEM specific.
>> I've tried doing stuff that way but it ended up with much more code.
> I guess instead of:
>>> +static inline bool zone_pfn_same_memmap(unsigned long pfn1, unsigned long pfn2)
>>> + return pfn_to_section_nr(pfn1) == pfn_to_section_nr(pfn2);
> You could do:
> static inline bool zone_pfn_same_maxorder(unsigned long pfn1, unsigned long pfn2)
> unsigned long mask = MAX_ORDER_NR_PAGES-1;
> return (pfn1 & mask) == (pfn2 & mask);
> I think that works. Should be the same code you have now, basically.
Makes sense. It'd require calling pfn_to_page() every MAX_ORDER_NR_PAGES even
in memory models that have linear mapping of struct page, but I guess that's
not that bad.
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