Re: pfn_to_nid under CONFIG_SPARSEMEM and CONFIG_NUMA

From: Robin Holt
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 08:00:18 EST

On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 12:14:18PM +0900, Yasunori Goto wrote:
> static inline int pfn_to_nid(unsigned long pfn)
> {
> return page_to_nid(pfn_to_page(pfn));

But that does not work if the pfn points to something which does not
have a struct page behind it (uncached memory on ia64 for instance).
At the very least you would need to ensure pfn_to_page returns a struct
page * before continuing blindly.

> page_to_nid() and pfn_to_page() is well defined.
> Probably, this will work on all architecture.
> So, just we should check this should be used after that memmap
> is initialized.

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