Re: sched: CPU #1's llc-sibling CPU #0 is not on the same node!

From: Yinghai Lu
Date: Wed Feb 27 2013 - 02:25:26 EST

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 11:11 PM, Tang Chen <tangchen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 02/27/2013 02:54 PM, Yinghai Lu wrote:
>> Those patches are tangled together.
> No, they are not.
> The following commits supports "movablemem_map=nn[KMG]@ss[KMG]".
> commit fb06bc8e5f42f38c011de0e59481f464a82380f6
> page_alloc: bootmem limit with movablecore_map
> commit 42f47e27e761fee07da69e04612ec7dd0d490edd
> page_alloc: make movablemem_map have higher priority
> commit 6981ec31146cf19454c55c130625f6cee89aab95
> page_alloc: introduce zone_movable_limit[] to keep movable limit for nodes
> commit 34b71f1e04fcba578e719e675b4882eeeb2a1f6f
> page_alloc: add movable_memmap kernel parameter
> commit 4d59a75125d5a4717e57e9fc62c64b3d346e603e
> x86: get pg_data_t's memory from other node
> And the following supports "movablemem_map=srat".
> commit f7210e6c4ac795694106c1c5307134d3fc233e88
> mm/memblock.c: use CONFIG_HAVE_MEMBLOCK_NODE_MAP to protect movablecore_map in memblock_overlaps_region().
> commit 01a178a94e8eaec351b29ee49fbb3d1c124cb7fb
> acpi, memory-hotplug: support getting hotplug info from SRAT
> commit 27168d38fa209073219abedbe6a9de7ba9acbfad
> acpi, memory-hotplug: extend movablemem_map ranges to the end of node
> commit e8d1955258091e4c92d5a975ebd7fd8a98f5d30f
> acpi, memory-hotplug: parse SRAT before memblock is ready

those four can be reverted cleanly?

>> Also it looks funny to ask user to specify mem range in boot command
>> line to enable mem hotplug.
> Well, I think sometimes users don't like the SRAT memory style, and want to
> increase or reduce hot-pluggable memory by themselves. And also, it is
> useful
> for debuging firmware bugs.
> I agree that "movablemem_map=srat" functionality need more work to improve.
> Can we not revert it, and improve it during 3.9rc ? I think during rc time,
> at least we can fix the problems brought by early_parse_srat().

looks like acpi_override can not be fixed.


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