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authorLaura Abbott <lauraa@codeaurora.org>2014-10-09 15:26:35 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-10-09 22:25:52 -0400
commit505e3be6c082489a32a88e042f930d047b6415bc (patch)
tree621a9b85920ccfe5219425c2710f90867d8368c6 /lib
parent6a33979d5bd7521497121c5ae4435d7003115a0f (diff)
lib/genalloc.c: add power aligned algorithm
One of the more common algorithms used for allocation is to align the start address of the allocation to the order of size requested. Add this as an algorithm option for genalloc. Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <lauraa@codeaurora.org> Acked-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Acked-by: Olof Johansson <olof@lixom.net> Reviewed-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@arm.com> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Cc: David Riley <davidriley@chromium.org> Cc: Ritesh Harjain <ritesh.harjani@gmail.com> Cc: Russell King <linux@arm.linux.org.uk> Cc: Thierry Reding <thierry.reding@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'lib')
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/lib/genalloc.c b/lib/genalloc.c
index 38d2db82228c..166f17b9f169 100644
--- a/lib/genalloc.c
+++ b/lib/genalloc.c
@@ -481,6 +481,26 @@ unsigned long gen_pool_first_fit(unsigned long *map, unsigned long size,
+ * gen_pool_first_fit_order_align - find the first available region
+ * of memory matching the size requirement. The region will be aligned
+ * to the order of the size specified.
+ * @map: The address to base the search on
+ * @size: The bitmap size in bits
+ * @start: The bitnumber to start searching at
+ * @nr: The number of zeroed bits we're looking for
+ * @data: additional data - unused
+ */
+unsigned long gen_pool_first_fit_order_align(unsigned long *map,
+ unsigned long size, unsigned long start,
+ unsigned int nr, void *data)
+ unsigned long align_mask = roundup_pow_of_two(nr) - 1;
+ return bitmap_find_next_zero_area(map, size, start, nr, align_mask);
* gen_pool_best_fit - find the best fitting region of memory
* macthing the size requirement (no alignment constraint)
* @map: The address to base the search on

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