Re: [patch 0/4] ia64 SPARSEMEM

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2005-05-27 06:09:06
>>>>> On Tue, 24 May 2005 12:27:39 -0400, Bob Picco <bob.picco@hp.com> said:

  >> + * SECTION_SIZE_BITS            2^N: how big each section will be

  Bob> I don't perceive VIRTUAL_MEM_MAP as a nicer solution.  Actually
  Bob> SPARSEMEM is a very elegant solution for memory holes and
  Bob> hotplug memory.

Except that it requires configuration?  What happens if
SECTION_SIZE_BITS is chosen wrong or poorly for a given (perhaps new)
platform?

	--david
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