Re: [Lhms-devel] [PATCH] memory hotadd fixes [1/5] not-aligned memory hotadd handling fix

From: Yasunori Goto
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 07:31:30 EST

> > > After Keith's report of memory hotadd failure, I increased test patterns.
> > > These patches are a result of new patterns. But I cannot cover all existing
> > > memory layout in the world, more tests are needed.
> > > Now, I think my patch can make things better and want this codes to be tested
> > > in -mm.patche series is consitsts of 5 patches.
> >
> > I expect the code which these patches touch is completely untested in -mm, so
> > all we'll get is compile testing and some review.
> >
> > Given that these patches touch pretty much nothing but the memory hot-add
> > paths I'd be inclined to fast-track them into 2.6.18. Do you agree that
> > these patches are sufficiently safe and that the problems that they solve
> > are sufficiently serious for us to take that approach?
> >
> > Either way, could I ask that interested parties review this work closely
> > and promptly?
> Hmm. I reviewed them a bit, and I couldn't find any problems.
> However, my ia64 box is same of his. And emulation environment is very
> close too. So, my perspective must be very similar from him.
> I think my review is not enough. Keith-san's test is better if he can.
> Anyway, I'll test them with -mm. Something different environment
> may be good for test.

I tested them (includes 6/5) with -mm.
There is no regression on my emulation.

Acked-by: Yasunori Goto <y-goto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Yasunori Goto

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