RE: [PATCH 0/1] ia64: numa emulation

From: Chen, Kenneth W <>
Date: 2005-10-21 07:47:53
Lee Schermerhorn wrote on Thursday, October 20, 2005 1:59 PM
> > > Back around 2.6.10, I recall seeing discussion of dynamically
> > > sizing hugetlbfs based on max order.  I haven't tracked this
> > > to see if it went in.  But, if it did, one could reenable
> > > hugetlbfs and adapted to the reduced max order automatically.
> > 
> > I have a patch does better than that.  We can change the hugetlb
> > page size at run time.  I will clean up my patch and post it.
> > 
> Cool.  Sounds like a generic [!just ia64] patch, right?

Well, the patch is ia64 only since x86 and x86_64 doesn't offer
multiple page size for hugetlb page.  In any case, this probably
should be arch specific, since it uses arch specific API to find
out supported page size.

- Ken

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