Re: [patch] slab: add memory hotplug support

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Tue Mar 02 2010 - 07:53:17 EST

On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 02:24:43AM -0800, David Rientjes wrote:
> Slab lacks any memory hotplug support for nodes that are hotplugged
> without cpus being hotplugged. This is possible at least on x86
> CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG_SPARSE kernels where SRAT entries are marked
> ACPI_SRAT_MEM_HOT_PLUGGABLE and the regions of RAM represent a seperate
> node. It can also be done manually by writing the start address to
> /sys/devices/system/memory/probe for kernels that have
> CONFIG_ARCH_MEMORY_PROBE set, which is how this patch was tested, and
> then onlining the new memory region.

The patch looks far more complicated than my simple fix.

Is more complicated now better?


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