[v3,2/7] dax: fallback from pmd to pte on error
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Message ID 1461438822-3592-3-git-send-email-vishal.l.verma@intel.com
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Vishal Verma April 23, 2016, 7:13 p.m. UTC
From: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>

In preparation for consulting a badblocks list in pmem_direct_access(),
teach dax_pmd_fault() to fallback rather than fail immediately upon
encountering an error.  The thought being that reducing the span of the
dax request may avoid the error region.

Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
---
 fs/dax.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/fs/dax.c b/fs/dax.c
index 5a34f08..52f0044 100644
--- a/fs/dax.c
+++ b/fs/dax.c
@@ -1111,8 +1111,8 @@  int __dax_pmd_fault(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long address,
 		long length = dax_map_atomic(bdev, &dax);
 
 		if (length < 0) {
-			result = VM_FAULT_SIGBUS;
-			goto out;
+			dax_pmd_dbg(&bh, address, "dax-error fallback");
+			goto fallback;
 		}
 		if (length < PMD_SIZE) {
 			dax_pmd_dbg(&bh, address, "dax-length too small");