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thp: avoid dumping huge zero page

No reason to preserve the huge zero page in core dumps.

Reported-by: Michel Lespinasse <walken@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <kirill.shutemov@linux.intel.com>
Reviewed-by: Michel Lespinasse <walken@google.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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1 parent a9bae18 commit 85facf2570698ca6082326df4d63edebc9c9d96e Kirill A. Shutemov committed with Feb 4, 2013
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  1. +4 −0 mm/huge_memory.c
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@@ -1257,6 +1257,10 @@ struct page *follow_trans_huge_pmd(struct vm_area_struct *vma,
if (flags & FOLL_WRITE && !pmd_write(*pmd))
goto out;
+ /* Avoid dumping huge zero page */
+ if ((flags & FOLL_DUMP) && is_huge_zero_pmd(*pmd))
+ return ERR_PTR(-EFAULT);
+
page = pmd_page(*pmd);
VM_BUG_ON(!PageHead(page));
if (flags & FOLL_TOUCH) {

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