Re: Bug: Discontigmem virt_to_page() [Alpha,ARM,Mips64?]

From: Dave Engebretsen (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 11:21:59 EST

William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> On Fri, May 03, 2002 at 01:28:25AM +1000, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> > Also when we do hotplug memory support will discontigmem be able to
> > efficiently handle memory turning up all over the place in the memory
> > map?
> Would the flip side of that coin perhaps be implementing a way to be a
> good logically partitioned citizen and cooperatively offline memory?
> Cheers,
> Bill

Yes, both add and remove are needed to be a good citizen. One could
spend all kinds of time coming up with good huristicts to do that
automatically :)

At a mimimum, manual off line of memory would be nice.

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