Commit 976d6dfb authored by Jan Beulich's avatar Jan Beulich Committed by Linus Torvalds
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vmalloc(): adjust gfp mask passed on nested vmalloc() invocation



- avoid wasting more precious resources (DMA or DMA32 pools), when
  being called through vmalloc_32{,_user}()
- explicitly allow using high memory here even if the outer allocation
  request doesn't allow it
Signed-off-by: default avatarJan Beulich <jbeulich@novell.com>
Acked-by: default avatarHugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@tiscali.co.uk>
Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
parent bad44b5b
......@@ -1411,6 +1411,7 @@ static void *__vmalloc_area_node(struct vm_struct *area, gfp_t gfp_mask,
{
struct page **pages;
unsigned int nr_pages, array_size, i;
gfp_t nested_gfp = (gfp_mask & GFP_RECLAIM_MASK) | __GFP_ZERO;
nr_pages = (area->size - PAGE_SIZE) >> PAGE_SHIFT;
array_size = (nr_pages * sizeof(struct page *));
......@@ -1418,13 +1419,11 @@ static void *__vmalloc_area_node(struct vm_struct *area, gfp_t gfp_mask,
area->nr_pages = nr_pages;
/* Please note that the recursion is strictly bounded. */
if (array_size > PAGE_SIZE) {
pages = __vmalloc_node(array_size, 1, gfp_mask | __GFP_ZERO,
pages = __vmalloc_node(array_size, 1, nested_gfp|__GFP_HIGHMEM,
PAGE_KERNEL, node, caller);
area->flags |= VM_VPAGES;
} else {
pages = kmalloc_node(array_size,
(gfp_mask & GFP_RECLAIM_MASK) | __GFP_ZERO,
node);
pages = kmalloc_node(array_size, nested_gfp, node);
}
area->pages = pages;
area->caller = caller;
......
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