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authorBenjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>2009-02-18 14:48:12 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-02-18 15:37:53 -0800
commitc296861291669f305deef19b78042330d7135017 (patch)
treea623faa7815c0eb70ea463966c8a8715e7e69246 /mm
parent5955c7a2cfb6a35429adea5dc480002b15ca8cfc (diff)
vmalloc: add __get_vm_area_caller()
We have get_vm_area_caller() and __get_vm_area() but not __get_vm_area_caller() On powerpc, I use __get_vm_area() to separate the ranges of addresses given to vmalloc vs. ioremap (various good reasons for that) so in order to be able to implement the new caller tracking in /proc/vmallocinfo, I need a "_caller" variant of it. (akpm: needed for ongoing powerpc development, so merge it early) [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Reviewed-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm')
1 files changed, 8 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/mm/vmalloc.c b/mm/vmalloc.c
index 75f49d312e8..4dd2636d0b9 100644
--- a/mm/vmalloc.c
+++ b/mm/vmalloc.c
@@ -1106,6 +1106,14 @@ struct vm_struct *__get_vm_area(unsigned long size, unsigned long flags,
+struct vm_struct *__get_vm_area_caller(unsigned long size, unsigned long flags,
+ unsigned long start, unsigned long end,
+ void *caller)
+ return __get_vm_area_node(size, flags, start, end, -1, GFP_KERNEL,
+ caller);
* get_vm_area - reserve a contiguous kernel virtual area
* @size: size of the area