Re: [ANNOUNCE] [PATCH] Node Hotplug Support
From: Ingo Oeser
Date: Sat May 08 2004 - 13:04:33 EST
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On Friday 07 May 2004 21:10, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Admittedly there would still need to be some coordination in case you
> would want to remove a whole building block of your machine like
> you said. An nice way to do this would be to add an atomic "to be removed"
> state to the individual unregister mechanisms that prevents the
> device from being reregistered until removed.
This is also needed for "to be replaced" state.
Imagine a node with b0rken CPU, where you still like to use its memory.
Both states can be the same actually ;-)
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