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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-01-31 15:08:56 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-01-31 15:08:56 -0800
commitfc8744adc870a8d4366908221508bb113d8b72ee (patch)
tree755f4c4a1cc30567fde4e60c9cc5e6a889c360b0 /ipc/shm.c
parent33bfad54b58cf05cfe6678c3ec9235d4bc8db4c2 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-fc8744adc870a8d4366908221508bb113d8b72ee.tar.gz
Stop playing silly games with the VM_ACCOUNT flag
The mmap_region() code would temporarily set the VM_ACCOUNT flag for anonymous shared mappings just to inform shmem_zero_setup() that it should enable accounting for the resulting shm object. It would then clear the flag after calling ->mmap (for the /dev/zero case) or doing shmem_zero_setup() (for the MAP_ANON case). This just resulted in vma merge issues, but also made for just unnecessary confusion. Use the already-existing VM_NORESERVE flag for this instead, and let shmem_{zero|file}_setup() just figure it out from that. This also happens to make it obvious that the new DRI2 GEM layer uses a non-reserving backing store for its object allocation - which is quite possibly not intentional. But since I didn't want to change semantics in this patch, I left it alone, and just updated the caller to use the new flag semantics. Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'ipc/shm.c')
-rw-r--r--ipc/shm.c4
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/ipc/shm.c b/ipc/shm.c
index a9e09ad2263e..c0a021f7f41a 100644
--- a/ipc/shm.c
+++ b/ipc/shm.c
@@ -368,14 +368,14 @@ static int newseg(struct ipc_namespace *ns, struct ipc_params *params)
file = hugetlb_file_setup(name, size);
shp->mlock_user = current_user();
} else {
- int acctflag = VM_ACCOUNT;
+ int acctflag = 0;
/*
* Do not allow no accounting for OVERCOMMIT_NEVER, even
* if it's asked for.
*/
if ((shmflg & SHM_NORESERVE) &&
sysctl_overcommit_memory != OVERCOMMIT_NEVER)
- acctflag = 0;
+ acctflag = VM_NORESERVE;
file = shmem_file_setup(name, size, acctflag);
}
error = PTR_ERR(file);