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Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 17:41:26 +0400
From: Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa@...il.com>
To: willy@...radead.org,
	keescook@...omium.org,
	mhocko@...nel.org,
	corbet@....net
Cc: david@...morbit.com,
	rppt@...ux.vnet.ibm.com,
	labbott@...hat.com,
	linux-security-module@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@...ck.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com,
	Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa@...wei.com>
Subject: [PATCH 1/6] struct page: add field for vm_struct

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@...wei.com>
Reviewed-by: Jay Freyensee <why2jjj.linux@...il.com>
Reviewed-by: Matthew Wilcox <mawilcox@...rosoft.com>
---
 include/linux/mm_types.h | 1 +
 mm/vmalloc.c             | 2 ++
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/include/linux/mm_types.h b/include/linux/mm_types.h
index 21612347d311..c74e2aa9a48b 100644
--- a/include/linux/mm_types.h
+++ b/include/linux/mm_types.h
@@ -86,6 +86,7 @@ struct page {
 		void *s_mem;			/* slab first object */
 		atomic_t compound_mapcount;	/* first tail page */
 		/* page_deferred_list().next	 -- second tail page */
+		struct vm_struct *area;
 	};
 
 	/* Second double word */
diff --git a/mm/vmalloc.c b/mm/vmalloc.c
index ebff729cc956..61a1ca22b0f6 100644
--- a/mm/vmalloc.c
+++ b/mm/vmalloc.c
@@ -1536,6 +1536,7 @@ static void __vunmap(const void *addr, int deallocate_pages)
 			struct page *page = area->pages[i];
 
 			BUG_ON(!page);
+			page->area = NULL;
 			__free_pages(page, 0);
 		}
 
@@ -1705,6 +1706,7 @@ static void *__vmalloc_area_node(struct vm_struct *area, gfp_t gfp_mask,
 			area->nr_pages = i;
 			goto fail;
 		}
+		page->area = area;
 		area->pages[i] = page;
 		if (gfpflags_allow_blocking(gfp_mask|highmem_mask))
 			cond_resched();
-- 
2.14.1

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