[PATCH v7 2/6] mm: mlock: Add new mlock system call

Eric B Munson emunson at akamai.com
Sun Aug 9 15:22:52 AEST 2015

With the refactored mlock code, introduce a new system call for mlock.
The new call will allow the user to specify what lock states are being
added.  mlock2 is trivial at the moment, but a follow on patch will add
a new mlock state making it useful.

Signed-off-by: Eric B Munson <emunson at akamai.com>
Acked-by: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka at suse.cz>
Cc: Michal Hocko <mhocko at suse.cz>
Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka at suse.cz>
Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens at de.ibm.com>
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert at linux-m68k.org>
Cc: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
Cc: Stephen Rothwell <sfr at canb.auug.org.au>
Cc: Guenter Roeck <linux at roeck-us.net>
Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange at redhat.com>
Cc: linux-alpha at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-arm-kernel at lists.infradead.org
Cc: adi-buildroot-devel at lists.sourceforge.net
Cc: linux-cris-kernel at axis.com
Cc: linux-ia64 at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-m68k at lists.linux-m68k.org
Cc: linux-am33-list at redhat.com
Cc: linux-parisc at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linuxppc-dev at lists.ozlabs.org
Cc: linux-s390 at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-sh at vger.kernel.org
Cc: sparclinux at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-xtensa at linux-xtensa.org
Cc: linux-api at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-arch at vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-mm at kvack.org
 arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl | 1 +
 arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl | 1 +
 include/linux/syscalls.h               | 2 ++
 include/uapi/asm-generic/unistd.h      | 4 +++-
 kernel/sys_ni.c                        | 1 +
 mm/mlock.c                             | 8 ++++++++
 6 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
index ef8187f..8e06da6 100644
--- a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_32.tbl
@@ -365,3 +365,4 @@
 356	i386	memfd_create		sys_memfd_create
 357	i386	bpf			sys_bpf
 358	i386	execveat		sys_execveat			stub32_execveat
+360	i386	mlock2			sys_mlock2
diff --git a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl
index 9ef32d5..67601e7 100644
--- a/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl
+++ b/arch/x86/entry/syscalls/syscall_64.tbl
@@ -329,6 +329,7 @@
 320	common	kexec_file_load		sys_kexec_file_load
 321	common	bpf			sys_bpf
 322	64	execveat		stub_execveat
+324	common	mlock2			sys_mlock2
 # x32-specific system call numbers start at 512 to avoid cache impact
diff --git a/include/linux/syscalls.h b/include/linux/syscalls.h
index b45c45b..56a3d59 100644
--- a/include/linux/syscalls.h
+++ b/include/linux/syscalls.h
@@ -884,4 +884,6 @@ asmlinkage long sys_execveat(int dfd, const char __user *filename,
 			const char __user *const __user *argv,
 			const char __user *const __user *envp, int flags);
+asmlinkage long sys_mlock2(unsigned long start, size_t len, int flags);
diff --git a/include/uapi/asm-generic/unistd.h b/include/uapi/asm-generic/unistd.h
index e016bd9..14a6013 100644
--- a/include/uapi/asm-generic/unistd.h
+++ b/include/uapi/asm-generic/unistd.h
@@ -709,9 +709,11 @@ __SYSCALL(__NR_memfd_create, sys_memfd_create)
 __SYSCALL(__NR_bpf, sys_bpf)
 #define __NR_execveat 281
 __SC_COMP(__NR_execveat, sys_execveat, compat_sys_execveat)
+#define __NR_mlock2 282
+__SYSCALL(__NR_mlock2, sys_mlock2)
 #undef __NR_syscalls
-#define __NR_syscalls 282
+#define __NR_syscalls 283
  * All syscalls below here should go away really,
diff --git a/kernel/sys_ni.c b/kernel/sys_ni.c
index 7995ef5..4818b71 100644
--- a/kernel/sys_ni.c
+++ b/kernel/sys_ni.c
@@ -193,6 +193,7 @@ cond_syscall(sys_mlock);
diff --git a/mm/mlock.c b/mm/mlock.c
index 5692ee5..3094f27 100644
--- a/mm/mlock.c
+++ b/mm/mlock.c
@@ -643,6 +643,14 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE2(mlock, unsigned long, start, size_t, len)
 	return do_mlock(start, len, VM_LOCKED);
+SYSCALL_DEFINE3(mlock2, unsigned long, start, size_t, len, int, flags)
+	if (flags)
+		return -EINVAL;
+	return do_mlock(start, len, VM_LOCKED);
 SYSCALL_DEFINE2(munlock, unsigned long, start, size_t, len)
 	int ret;

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