[PATCH -V3 16/25] mm/THP: withdraw the pgtable after pmdp related operations

Aneesh Kumar K.V aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Mar 15 20:39:58 EST 2013

From: "Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com>

For architectures like ppc64 we look at deposited pgtable when
calling pmdp_get_and_clear. So do the pgtable_trans_huge_withdraw
after finishing pmdp related operations.

Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
 mm/huge_memory.c |    3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
index e91b763..5c7cd7d 100644
--- a/mm/huge_memory.c
+++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
@@ -1380,9 +1380,10 @@ int zap_huge_pmd(struct mmu_gather *tlb, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
 		struct page *page;
 		pgtable_t pgtable;
 		pmd_t orig_pmd;
-		pgtable = pgtable_trans_huge_withdraw(tlb->mm, pmd);
 		orig_pmd = pmdp_get_and_clear(tlb->mm, addr, pmd);
 		tlb_remove_pmd_tlb_entry(tlb, pmd, addr);
+		pgtable = pgtable_trans_huge_withdraw(tlb->mm, pmd);
 		if (is_huge_zero_pmd(orig_pmd)) {

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