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/*
* Implement the manual drop-all-pagecache function
*/

#include <linux/kernel.h>
#include <linux/mm.h>
#include <linux/fs.h>
#include <linux/writeback.h>
#include <linux/sysctl.h>
#include <linux/gfp.h>
#include "internal.h"

/* A global variable is a bit ugly, but it keeps the code simple */
int sysctl_drop_caches;

static void drop_pagecache_sb(struct super_block *sb, void *unused)
{
struct inode *inode, *toput_inode = NULL;

spin_lock(&inode_sb_list_lock);
list_for_each_entry(inode, &sb->s_inodes, i_sb_list) {
spin_lock(&inode->i_lock);
if ((inode->i_state & (I_FREEING|I_WILL_FREE|I_NEW)) ||
(inode->i_mapping->nrpages == 0)) {
spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock);
continue;
}
__iget(inode);
spin_unlock(&inode->i_lock);
spin_unlock(&inode_sb_list_lock);
invalidate_mapping_pages(inode->i_mapping, 0, -1);
iput(toput_inode);
toput_inode = inode;
spin_lock(&inode_sb_list_lock);
}
spin_unlock(&inode_sb_list_lock);
iput(toput_inode);
}

static void drop_slab(void)
{
int nr_objects;
struct shrink_control shrink = {
.gfp_mask = GFP_KERNEL,
};

do {
nr_objects = shrink_slab(&shrink, 1000, 1000);
} while (nr_objects > 10);
}

int drop_caches_sysctl_handler(ctl_table *table, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *length, loff_t *ppos)
{
int ret;

ret = proc_dointvec_minmax(table, write, buffer, length, ppos);
if (ret)
return ret;
if (write) {
if (sysctl_drop_caches & 1)
iterate_supers(drop_pagecache_sb, NULL);
if (sysctl_drop_caches & 2)
drop_slab();
}
return 0;
}
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