[Feature] Crystal Ridge - have 4k DAX faults use a common zero page

Bug #1704439 reported by Alice Liu on 2017-07-14
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linux (Ubuntu)
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Seth Forshee
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Seth Forshee

Bug Description

Description

 - Move the DAX 4k zero page handling to use a single 4k zero page instead
   of allocating pages on demand. This will mirror the way that things are
   done for the 2 MiB case, and will reduce the amount of memory we use
   when reading 4k holes in DAX.

Target Kernel:4.14
Target Release: 18.04

Alice Liu (dxliu) on 2017-07-14
information type: Proprietary → Private
Alice Liu (dxliu) on 2017-09-01
description: updated
Alice Liu (dxliu) wrote :

Merged in v4.14-rc1.
Commit ids:
527b19d0808e
91d25ba8a6b0
b2770da64254
d01ad197ac3b
e30331ff05f6

Changed in linux (Ubuntu Artful):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Seth Forshee (sforshee)
Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2017-09-21
information type: Private → Public
Seth Forshee (sforshee) on 2017-09-21
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Artful):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package linux - 4.13.0-12.13

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linux (4.13.0-12.13) artful; urgency=low

  * linux: 4.13.0-12.13 -proposed tracker (LP: #1718980)

  * [Feature] SKX: Support crystall ridge / far / near memory indication in PEBS
    (LP: #1591813)
    - perf/x86: Move Nehalem PEBS code to flag
    - perf/x86: Fix data source decoding for Skylake

  * Upgrade to 4.13.0-11.12 in artful amd64 VM breaks display on wayland
    (LP: #1718679)
    - [Config] CONFIG_DRM_VBOXVIDEO=n

  * ipmmu-vmsa driver breaks arm64 boots (LP: #1718734)
    - [Config] Disable CONFIG_IPMMU_VMSA on arm64

  * Vlun resize request could fail with cxlflash driver (LP: #1713575)
    - scsi: cxlflash: Fix vlun resize failure in the shrink path

  * multipath -ll is not showing the disks which are actually multipath
    (LP: #1718397)
    - fs: aio: fix the increment of aio-nr and counting against aio-max-nr

  * [Feature] Crystal Ridge - BTT - Rework error clearing (LP: #1704350)
    - libnvdimm, btt: fix a missed NVDIMM_IO_ATOMIC case in the write path
    - libnvdimm, btt: refactor map entry operations with macros
    - libnvdimm, btt: ensure that flags were also unchanged during a map_read
    - libnvdimm, btt: cache sector_size in arena_info
    - libnvdimm: fix potential deadlock while clearing errors
    - libnvdimm, btt: rework error clearing

  * [Feature] Crystal Ridge - have 4k DAX faults use a common zero page
    (LP: #1704439)
    - mm: add vm_insert_mixed_mkwrite()
    - dax: relocate some dax functions
    - dax: use common 4k zero page for dax mmap reads
    - dax: remove DAX code from page_cache_tree_insert()
    - dax: move all DAX radix tree defs to fs/dax.c

  * [bug] 17.10: CDP test fail on platform of Purley-2S/4S/Neoncity,BDW-
    de/ep/ex, (LP: #1716843)
    - SAUCE: (no-up) x86/intel_rdt: Fix cdp info directory files issue

  * [featue] GPIO support for Denverton (LP: #1591829)
    - pinctrl: intel: Add Intel Denverton pin controller support

  * ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad inconsistently detected (Gigabyte P57W laptop)
    (LP: #1594214)
    - Input: i8042 - add Gigabyte P57 to the keyboard reset table

  * autopkgtest profile fails to build on armhf (LP: #1717920)
    - [Packaging] autopkgtest -- disable d-i when dropping flavours

  * Artful update to v4.13.3 stable release (LP: #1718412)
    - Revert "net: use lib/percpu_counter API for fragmentation mem accounting"
    - Revert "net: fix percpu memory leaks"
    - gianfar: Fix Tx flow control deactivation
    - vhost_net: correctly check tx avail during rx busy polling
    - ip6_gre: update mtu properly in ip6gre_err
    - udp: drop head states only when all skb references are gone
    - ipv6: fix memory leak with multiple tables during netns destruction
    - ipv6: fix typo in fib6_net_exit()
    - sctp: fix missing wake ups in some situations
    - tcp: fix a request socket leak
    - ip_tunnel: fix setting ttl and tos value in collect_md mode
    - f2fs: let fill_super handle roll-forward errors
    - f2fs: check hot_data for roll-forward recovery
    - x86/fsgsbase/64: Fully initialize FS and GS state in start_thread_common
    - x86/fsgsbase/64: Report FSBASE and GSBA...

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Changed in linux (Ubuntu Artful):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in intel:
status: New → Fix Released
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