Re: [RFC] prefer allocations from nodes w/o CPUs

From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_engr.sgi.com>
Date: 2004-11-05 04:16:28
On Thursday, November 4, 2004 9:11 am, Alex Williamson wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 08:57 -0800, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > Small patch for the ia64 version of topology.h to make the zonelist
> > building code prefer nodes w/o CPUs for allocations.  Do any platforms
> > aside from Altix have nodes with only memory?  If not, then this will
> > only affect sn2, otherwise I'm interested in hearing feedback.
>
>    Yes, hp sx1000 systems represent interleaved memory in a separate
> node w/o cpus.

So does this patch make sense for those platforms too?  Or do we need 
something fancier?  It'll make nodes w/o CPUs come before nodes with CPUs in 
the zonelist (after the local node of course), even if the nodes with CPUs 
are closer.

Jesse
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