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-rw-r--r--mm/ksm.c28
1 files changed, 22 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/mm/ksm.c b/mm/ksm.c
index 81f692e836db..2849422448a3 100644
--- a/mm/ksm.c
+++ b/mm/ksm.c
@@ -1280,21 +1280,27 @@ static void ksm_do_scan(unsigned int scan_npages)
}
}
+static int ksmd_should_run(void)
+{
+ return (ksm_run & KSM_RUN_MERGE) && !list_empty(&ksm_mm_head.mm_list);
+}
+
static int ksm_scan_thread(void *nothing)
{
set_user_nice(current, 5);
while (!kthread_should_stop()) {
- if (ksm_run & KSM_RUN_MERGE) {
- mutex_lock(&ksm_thread_mutex);
+ mutex_lock(&ksm_thread_mutex);
+ if (ksmd_should_run())
ksm_do_scan(ksm_thread_pages_to_scan);
- mutex_unlock(&ksm_thread_mutex);
+ mutex_unlock(&ksm_thread_mutex);
+
+ if (ksmd_should_run()) {
schedule_timeout_interruptible(
msecs_to_jiffies(ksm_thread_sleep_millisecs));
} else {
wait_event_interruptible(ksm_thread_wait,
- (ksm_run & KSM_RUN_MERGE) ||
- kthread_should_stop());
+ ksmd_should_run() || kthread_should_stop());
}
}
return 0;
@@ -1339,10 +1345,16 @@ int ksm_madvise(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long start,
int __ksm_enter(struct mm_struct *mm)
{
- struct mm_slot *mm_slot = alloc_mm_slot();
+ struct mm_slot *mm_slot;
+ int needs_wakeup;
+
+ mm_slot = alloc_mm_slot();
if (!mm_slot)
return -ENOMEM;
+ /* Check ksm_run too? Would need tighter locking */
+ needs_wakeup = list_empty(&ksm_mm_head.mm_list);
+
spin_lock(&ksm_mmlist_lock);
insert_to_mm_slots_hash(mm, mm_slot);
/*
@@ -1354,6 +1366,10 @@ int __ksm_enter(struct mm_struct *mm)
spin_unlock(&ksm_mmlist_lock);
set_bit(MMF_VM_MERGEABLE, &mm->flags);
+
+ if (needs_wakeup)
+ wake_up_interruptible(&ksm_thread_wait);
+
return 0;
}