Re: [ANNOUNCE] numactl 0.9 released

From: Andi Kleen <>
Date: 2006-01-07 08:10:30
On Friday 06 January 2006 21:24, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> Here is a patch in order to make numactl support page migration.


Did migrate_pages make it into Linus' tree yet? I don't see it there yet. 

I think the name of the command is a bit unintuitive - how 
about calling it changenodemem or movenodemem ? (better suggestions 

At least some words in the manpage what happens when you
specify multiple nodes in from/to might be a good idea.

> +	pid = strtoul(argv[1], &end, 0);
> +	if (*end)

|| end == argv[1]

> +moves the physical localtion of a processes pages without any changes of the


> +Copyright 2005 Christoph Lameter, Silicon Graphics, Inc.
> +migratepages is under the GNU General Public License, v.2

I can only warn you of putting your name visibly into the manpages - 
it will give you a constant stream of mails from confused users for many years ;-)

> +,
> +.I shmat(2)

Refer to taskset too? (or alternatively add a option to set the CPU
affinity using cpus or nodes too - taskset has the disadvantage that you cannot 
specify nodes so a user would need to know the cpu<->node mapping) 

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