Re: [PATCH 2/2] x86/numa: instance all parsed numa node

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Mon Jul 08 2019 - 14:27:18 EST

On Mon, 8 Jul 2019, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> > On Jul 8, 2019, at 3:35 AM, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Anything less than the actual number of present CPUs is problematic except
> > you use the 'let's hope nothing happens' approach. We could add an option
> > to stop the bringup at the early online state similar to what we do for
> > 'nosmt'.
> >
> How about we change nr_cpus to do that instead so we never have to have
> this conversation again?

Actually not the worst idea. We have all the infrastructure already.