[PATCH 4/8] struct page: add field for vm_struct
why2jjj.linux at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 17:43:37 UTC 2018
On 3/13/18 3:00 PM, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 11:45:50PM +0200, Igor Stoppa wrote:
>> When a page is used for virtual memory, it is often necessary to obtain
>> a handler to the corresponding vm_struct, which refers to the virtually
>> continuous area generated when invoking vmalloc.
>> The struct page has a "mapping" field, which can be re-used, to store a
>> pointer to the parent area.
>> This will avoid more expensive searches, later on.
>> Signed-off-by: Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa at huawei.com>
> Reviewed-by: Matthew Wilcox <mawilcox at microsoft.com>
Igor, do you mind sticking these tags on the files that have spent some
time reviewing a revision of your patchset (like the Reviewed-by: tags I
provided last revision?)
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