mm: Add write-protect and clean utilities for address space ranges [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "mm: Add write-protect and clean utilities for address space ranges" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom [at] vmware.com> on Tue Mar 19 13:12:30 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4fe51e9 (patch). mm: Add write-protect and clean […]

mm: Add an apply_to_pfn_range interface [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "mm: Add an apply_to_pfn_range interface" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom [at] vmware.com> on Fri Oct 12 17:06:06 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 29875a5 (patch). mm: Add an apply_to_pfn_range interface This is basically apply_to_page_range with […]

mm: Allow the [page|pfn]_mkwrite callbacks to drop the mmap_sem [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "mm: Allow the [page|pfn]_mkwrite callbacks to drop the mmap_sem" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Thomas Hellstrom <thellstrom [at] vmware.com> on Fri Oct 12 16:58:12 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c9e5f41 (patch). mm: Allow the [page|pfn]_mkwrite callbacks to […]

arm64: mm: avoid redundant READ_ONCE(*ptep) [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: mm: avoid redundant READ_ONCE(*ptep)" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Mark Rutland <mark.rutland [at] arm.com> on Mon Jun 10 13:41:07 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9b60472 (patch). arm64: mm: avoid redundant READ_ONCE(*ptep) In set_pte_at(), we read the […]

docs: mm: numaperf.rst: get rid of a build warning [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "docs: mm: numaperf.rst: get rid of a build warning" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung [at] kernel.org> on Fri Jun 7 15:54:20 2019 -0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2e03e3a (patch). docs: mm: numaperf.rst: get rid […]

arm64: mm: make CONFIG_ZONE_DMA32 configurable [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "arm64: mm: make CONFIG_ZONE_DMA32 configurable" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Miles Chen <miles.chen [at] mediatek.com> on Wed May 29 00:08:20 2019 +0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 0c1f14e (patch). arm64: mm: make CONFIG_ZONE_DMA32 configurable This change makes CONFIG_ZONE_DMA32 defuly […]

x86: mm: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "x86: mm: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh [at] linuxfoundation.org> on Tue Jan 22 15:35:40 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5dd82ba (patch). x86: mm: no need […]

mm: cleancache: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "mm: cleancache: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh [at] linuxfoundation.org> on Tue Jan 22 16:21:11 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c4e4134 (patch). mm: cleancache: no need […]

mm: kmemleak: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions [Linux 5.3]

This Linux kernel change "mm: kmemleak: no need to check return value of debugfs_create functions" is included in the Linux 5.3 release. This change is authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh [at] linuxfoundation.org> on Tue Jan 22 16:21:12 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 282401d (patch). mm: kmemleak: no need […]

mm, page_owner: handle THP splits correctly [Linux 4.9.191]

This Linux kernel change "mm, page_owner: handle THP splits correctly" is included in the Linux 4.9.191 release. This change is authored by Vlastimil Babka <vbabka [at] suse.cz> on Sat Aug 24 17:54:59 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ba37a94 (patch) which is from upstream commit f7da677. The same Linux […]

mm, page_owner: handle THP splits correctly [Linux 4.19.69]

This Linux kernel change "mm, page_owner: handle THP splits correctly" is included in the Linux 4.19.69 release. This change is authored by Vlastimil Babka <vbabka [at] suse.cz> on Sat Aug 24 17:54:59 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is db67ac0 (patch) which is from upstream commit f7da677. The same Linux […]

mm, page_owner: handle THP splits correctly [Linux 4.14.141]

This Linux kernel change "mm, page_owner: handle THP splits correctly" is included in the Linux 4.14.141 release. This change is authored by Vlastimil Babka <vbabka [at] suse.cz> on Sat Aug 24 17:54:59 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 58eba20 (patch) which is from upstream commit f7da677. The same Linux […]

mm: mempolicy: handle vma with unmovable pages mapped correctly in mbind [Linux 4.19.68]

This Linux kernel change "mm: mempolicy: handle vma with unmovable pages mapped correctly in mbind" is included in the Linux 4.19.68 release. This change is authored by Yang Shi <yang.shi [at] linux.alibaba.com> on Tue Aug 13 15:37:18 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3c0cb90 (patch) which is from upstream […]

mm: mempolicy: make the behavior consistent when MPOL_MF_MOVE* and MPOL_MF_STRICT were specified [Linux 4.19.68]

This Linux kernel change "mm: mempolicy: make the behavior consistent when MPOL_MF_MOVE* and MPOL_MF_STRICT were specified" is included in the Linux 4.19.68 release. This change is authored by Yang Shi <yang.shi [at] linux.alibaba.com> on Tue Aug 13 15:37:15 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is cd825d8 (patch) which is from […]

mm: vmscan: check if mem cgroup is disabled or not before calling memcg slab shrinker [Linux 4.19.65]

This Linux kernel change "mm: vmscan: check if mem cgroup is disabled or not before calling memcg slab shrinker" is included in the Linux 4.19.65 release. This change is authored by Yang Shi <yang.shi [at] linux.alibaba.com> on Fri Aug 2 21:48:44 2019 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is beb0cc7 (patch) […]

x86, mm, gup: prevent get_page() race with munmap in paravirt guest [Linux 4.9.188]

This Linux kernel change "x86, mm, gup: prevent get_page() race with munmap in paravirt guest" is included in the Linux 4.9.188 release. This change is authored by Vlastimil Babka <vbabka [at] suse.cz> on Fri Aug 2 18:06:14 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d73af79 (patch). x86, mm, gup: prevent […]

mm, swap: bounds check swap_info array accesses to avoid NULL derefs [Linux 3.16.70]

This Linux kernel change "mm, swap: bounds check swap_info array accesses to avoid NULL derefs" is included in the Linux 3.16.70 release. This change is authored by Daniel Jordan <daniel.m.jordan [at] oracle.com> on Tue Mar 5 15:48:19 2019 -0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ff9465f (patch) which is from upstream […]