Re: [PATCH] fix topology init take 2

From: Xavier Bru <Xavier.Bru_at_bull.net>
Date: 2003-10-21 03:13:26
Jesse Barnes writes:
 > On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 05:17:29PM +0200, Xavier Bru wrote:
 > > 
 > > Jesse Barnes writes:
 > >  > Populate topology directories correctly now that NUMA kernels work.
 > >  > 
 > >  > Jesse
 > >  > 
 > > 
 > > Jesse,
 > > 
 > > Thanks for the patch. Just one question about it:
 > > 
 > > Are there relevant informations that can be used apart from:
 > >     node*/meminfo
 > >     node*/cpumap
 > > 
 > > We find some node*/memblk* and cpu/cpu* that are empty directories.
 > > 
 > > Should they sometimes provide some informations like LID (for cpu*) or 
 > > physical block addr & length (for memblk) ? I suppose this is part of
 > > the discussion on libnuma & hwgfs ?
 > 
 > Those seem like reasonable things to export in those directories, is
 > there anything else that would be nice to have?
 > 
 > Jesse
. as evoqued earlier some physical location information like a
position in the rack ( acpi ?).
. information on node status (available/not) for future  hot plug,
unless the presence of the node<x> directory provides the information.
. what about infos already present in /proc/cpuinfo, /proc/pal ? 

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