Re: [Lse-tech] Re: fix zonelist ordering for NUMA

From: Dave Hansen <haveblue_at_us.ibm.com>
Date: 2004-02-27 10:40:33
On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 14:21, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> Also, I seem to recall those build_zonelists functions are used for both
> NUMA and UMA ... now they're getting complex enough that it's probably
> worth making a specific non-NUMA version, if only for the sanity of
> 99% of the poor souls trying to work out how a UMA machine lays it out ;-)
> 
> It looks like it won't change ordering for existing boxes with single
> layer flat NUMA topologies (round-robin), but we probably ought to check
> that carefully ;-)

More ifdefs just make the code messier.  How about adding a nice comment
explaining that UMA will fall right through the loop, and giving the
poor souls a temporary reprieve?

-- dave

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