Re: [PATCH] IA64 kexec-tools: memory_ranges arrays scalability issue

From: Horms <horms_at_verge.net.au>
Date: 2007-02-03 14:24:58
On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 04:34:39PM -0800, Jay Lan wrote:
> There are two memory_ranges arrays declared in the IA64 kexec code.
> One in kexec-ia64.c and the other one in crashdump-ia64.c.
> 
> They currently were allocated as a hard-coded size of array. Since
> SN systems may scale to hunders of nodes and each node may contain
> up to 12 DIMMs, the hard-coded size of 1024 is not enough for very
> large systems.
> 
> The size of either array can not be greater than the number of
> entries in /proc/iomem, which is saved as "max_memory_ranges"
> and is used to dynamically allocate the two arrays.
> 
> 
> Signed-off-by:  Jay Lan <jlan@sgi.com>
> 

Thanks, applied.


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