Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/vm/split_page_table_lock.rst')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/vm/split_page_table_lock.rst b/Documentation/vm/split_page_table_lock.rst
index 889b00be469f..ff51f4a5494d 100644
@@ -54,9 +54,9 @@ Hugetlb-specific helpers:
Support of split page table lock by an architecture
-There's no need in special enabling of PTE split page table lock:
-everything required is done by pgtable_page_ctor() and pgtable_page_dtor(),
-which must be called on PTE table allocation / freeing.
+There's no need in special enabling of PTE split page table lock: everything
+required is done by pgtable_pte_page_ctor() and pgtable_pte_page_dtor(), which
+must be called on PTE table allocation / freeing.
Make sure the architecture doesn't use slab allocator for page table
allocation: slab uses page->slab_cache for its pages.
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ paths: i.e X86_PAE preallocate few PMDs on pgd_alloc().
With everything in place you can set CONFIG_ARCH_ENABLE_SPLIT_PMD_PTLOCK.
-NOTE: pgtable_page_ctor() and pgtable_pmd_page_ctor() can fail -- it must
+NOTE: pgtable_pte_page_ctor() and pgtable_pmd_page_ctor() can fail -- it must
be handled properly.
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ trick:
split lock with enabled DEBUG_SPINLOCK or DEBUG_LOCK_ALLOC, but costs
one more cache line for indirect access;
-The spinlock_t allocated in pgtable_page_ctor() for PTE table and in
+The spinlock_t allocated in pgtable_pte_page_ctor() for PTE table and in
pgtable_pmd_page_ctor() for PMD table.
Please, never access page->ptl directly -- use appropriate helper.