Commit 0f181328 authored by Linus Torvalds's avatar Linus Torvalds

Revert "Ignore madvise(MADV_WILLNEED) for hugetlbfs-backed regions"

This reverts commit a425a638.

Now that the previous commit removed the "readpage" actor for hugetlb
files, read-ahead will no longer mess up the mapping, and there's no
longer any reason to treat hugetlbfs mappings specially.
Tested-and-acked-by: default avatarMel Gorman <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent f2deae9d
......@@ -112,14 +112,6 @@ static long madvise_willneed(struct vm_area_struct * vma,
if (!file)
return -EBADF;
* Page cache readahead assumes page cache pages are order-0 which
* is not the case for hugetlbfs. Do not give a bad return value
* but ignore the advice.
if (vma->vm_flags & VM_HUGETLB)
return 0;
if (file->f_mapping->a_ops->get_xip_mem) {
/* no bad return value, but ignore advice */
return 0;
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