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

From: Alex Tsariounov <>
Date: 2004-11-05 04:32:36
On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 10:11:19AM -0700, 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 what's the ramifications of this patch?  Does this mean that
interleaved memory will now be preferably allocated over cell
local memory on sx1000 systems?

Alex Tsariounov
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