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authorMichel Lespinasse <walken@google.com>2011-02-10 15:01:33 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-02-11 16:12:20 -0800
commit419d8c96dbfa558f00e623023917d0a5afc46129 (patch)
tree74882b1ed7340d3d0e448b343c52fd12969ea518 /mm
parente15f8c01af924e611bc7be1e45449c4a74e5dfdd (diff)
mlock: do not munlock pages in __do_fault()
If the page is going to be written to, __do_page needs to break COW. However, the old page (before breaking COW) was never mapped mapped into the current pte (__do_fault is only called when the pte is not present), so vmscan can't have marked the old page as PageMlocked due to being mapped in __do_fault's VMA. Therefore, __do_fault() does not need to worry about clearing PageMlocked() on the old page. Signed-off-by: Michel Lespinasse <walken@google.com> Reviewed-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Acked-by: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com> Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com> Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.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, 0 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/mm/memory.c b/mm/memory.c
index 32df03cf13a5..8e8c18324863 100644
--- a/mm/memory.c
+++ b/mm/memory.c
@@ -3051,12 +3051,6 @@ static int __do_fault(struct mm_struct *mm, struct vm_area_struct *vma,
goto out;
charged = 1;
- /*
- * Don't let another task, with possibly unlocked vma,
- * keep the mlocked page.
- */
- if (vma->vm_flags & VM_LOCKED)
- clear_page_mlock(vmf.page);
copy_user_highpage(page, vmf.page, address, vma);
} else {