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    mm/gup: Introduce get_user_pages_remote() · 1e987790
    Dave Hansen authored
    For protection keys, we need to understand whether protections
    should be enforced in software or not.  In general, we enforce
    protections when working on our own task, but not when on others.
    We call these "current" and "remote" operations.
    
    This patch introduces a new get_user_pages() variant:
    
            get_user_pages_remote()
    
    Which is a replacement for when get_user_pages() is called on
    non-current tsk/mm.
    
    We also introduce a new gup flag: FOLL_REMOTE which can be used
    for the "__" gup variants to get this new behavior.
    
    The uprobes is_trap_at_addr() location holds mmap_sem and
    calls get_user_pages(current->mm) on an instruction address.  This
    makes it a pretty unique gup caller.  Being an instruction access
    and also really originating from the kernel (vs. the app), I opted
    to consider this a 'remote' access where protection keys will not
    be enforced.
    
    Without protection keys, this patch should not change any behavior.
    Signed-off-by: default avatarDave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>
    Reviewed-by: default avatarThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
    Cc: Andrea Arcangeli <aarcange@redhat.com>
    Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
    Cc: Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net>
    Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
    Cc: Brian Gerst <brgerst@gmail.com>
    Cc: Dave Hansen <dave@sr71.net>
    Cc: Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com>
    Cc: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
    Cc: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
    Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
    Cc: Naoya Horiguchi <n-horiguchi@ah.jp.nec.com>
    Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
    Cc: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
    Cc: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
    Cc: Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>
    Cc: jack@suse.cz
    Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
    Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20160212210154.3F0E51EA@viggo.jf.intel.comSigned-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
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