[v1,3/4] dax/hmem: Introduce dax_hmem.region_idle parameter
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Message ID 20200716172913.19658-4-joao.m.martins@oracle.com
State New
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  • device-dax: Further improvements to subdivision
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Joao Martins July 16, 2020, 5:29 p.m. UTC
Introduce a new module parameter for dax_hmem which
initializes all region devices as free, rather than allocating
a pagemap for the region by default.

All hmem devices created with dax_hmem.region_idle=1 will have full
available size for creating dynamic dax devices.

Signed-off-by: Joao Martins <joao.m.martins@oracle.com>
---
 drivers/dax/hmem/hmem.c | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/drivers/dax/hmem/hmem.c b/drivers/dax/hmem/hmem.c
index 1a3347bb6143..1bf040dbc834 100644
--- a/drivers/dax/hmem/hmem.c
+++ b/drivers/dax/hmem/hmem.c
@@ -5,6 +5,9 @@ 
 #include <linux/pfn_t.h>
 #include "../bus.h"
 
+static bool region_idle;
+module_param_named(region_idle, region_idle, bool, 0644);
+
 static int dax_hmem_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 {
 	struct device *dev = &pdev->dev;
@@ -30,7 +33,7 @@  static int dax_hmem_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 	data = (struct dev_dax_data) {
 		.dax_region = dax_region,
 		.id = -1,
-		.size = resource_size(res),
+		.size = region_idle ? 0 : resource_size(res),
 	};
 	dev_dax = devm_create_dev_dax(&data);
 	if (IS_ERR(dev_dax))