[PATCH 10/34] genwqe: convert put_page() to put_user_page*()

Greg Kroah-Hartman gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Sat Aug 3 07:06:40 UTC 2019


On Thu, Aug 01, 2019 at 07:19:41PM -0700, john.hubbard at gmail.com wrote:
> From: John Hubbard <jhubbard at nvidia.com>
> 
> For pages that were retained via get_user_pages*(), release those pages
> via the new put_user_page*() routines, instead of via put_page() or
> release_pages().
> 
> This is part a tree-wide conversion, as described in commit fc1d8e7cca2d
> ("mm: introduce put_user_page*(), placeholder versions").
> 
> This changes the release code slightly, because each page slot in the
> page_list[] array is no longer checked for NULL. However, that check
> was wrong anyway, because the get_user_pages() pattern of usage here
> never allowed for NULL entries within a range of pinned pages.
> 
> Cc: Frank Haverkamp <haver at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Cc: "Guilherme G. Piccoli" <gpiccoli at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
> Signed-off-by: John Hubbard <jhubbard at nvidia.com>
> ---
>  drivers/misc/genwqe/card_utils.c | 17 +++--------------
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>


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