Re: [PATCH 1/1] Drivers: base: memory: Export symbols for onliningmemory blocks

From: Dave Hansen
Date: Wed Jul 24 2013 - 17:03:07 EST

On 07/24/2013 12:45 PM, KY Srinivasan wrote:
> All I am saying is that I see two classes of failures: (a) Our
> inability to allocate memory to manage the memory that is being hot added
> and (b) Our inability to bring the hot added memory online within a reasonable
> amount of time. I am not sure the cause for (b) and I was just speculating that
> this could be memory related. What is interesting is that I have seen failure related
> to our inability to online the memory after having succeeded in hot adding the
> memory.

I think we should hold off on this patch and other like it until we've
been sufficiently able to explain how (b) happens.

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