Re: [RFC Patch V1 00/30] Enable memoryless node on x86 platforms

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Fri Jul 11 2014 - 16:21:27 EST

Greg KH <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 10:29:56AM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 03:37:17PM +0800, Jiang Liu wrote:
>> > Any comments are welcomed!
>> Why would anybody _ever_ have a memoryless node? That's ridiculous.
> I'm with Peter here, why would this be a situation that we should even
> support? Are there machines out there shipping like this?

We've always had memory nodes.

A classic case in the old days was a two socket system where someone
didn't populate any DIMMs on the second socket.

There are other cases too.


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