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From: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
To: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: linux-nvdimm <linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org>,
	Jia He <justin.he@arm.com>, Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Vishal L Verma <vishal.l.verma@intel.com>,
	Dave Hansen <dave.hansen@linux.intel.com>,
	Ard Biesheuvel <ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org>,
	Linux MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux ACPI <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Joao Martins <joao.m.martins@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 07/22] numa: Introduce a generic memory_add_physaddr_to_nid()
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 08:42:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPcyv4gBgCptZupxhzbDN3qscnuJ9HNWHHvfhH6z+z84VE1cPg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200713065801.GB11000@linux.ibm.com>

On Sun, Jul 12, 2020 at 11:58 PM Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Dan,
>
> On Sun, Jul 12, 2020 at 09:26:43AM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> > For architectures that opt into storing their numa data in memblock
> > (only ARM64 currently), add a memblock generic way to interrogate that
> > data for memory_add_physaddr_to_nid(). This requires ARCH_KEEP_MEMBLOCK
> > to keep memblock text and data around after boot.
>
> I afraid we are too far from using memblock as a generic placeholder for
> numa data. Although all architectures now have the numa info in
> memblock, only arm64 uses memblock as the primary source of that data.
>
> I'd rather prefer Jia's solution [1] to have a weak default for
> memory_add_physaddr_to_nid() and let architectures override it.

I'm ok with that as long as we do the same for phys_to_target_node().

Will had the concern about adding a generic numa-info facility the
last I tried this. I just don't see a practical way to get there in
the near term.

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Thread overview: 40+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-12 16:26 [PATCH v2 00/22] device-dax: Support sub-dividing soft-reserved ranges Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 01/22] x86/numa: Cleanup configuration dependent command-line options Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 02/22] x86/numa: Add 'nohmat' option Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:58   ` Randy Dunlap
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 03/22] efi/fake_mem: Arrange for a resource entry per efi_fake_mem instance Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 04/22] ACPI: HMAT: Refactor hmat_register_target_device to hmem_register_device Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 05/22] resource: Report parent to walk_iomem_res_desc() callback Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 06/22] x86: Move NUMA_KEEP_MEMINFO and related definition to x86-internals Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 07/22] numa: Introduce a generic memory_add_physaddr_to_nid() Dan Williams
2020-07-13  6:58   ` Mike Rapoport
2020-07-13 15:42     ` Dan Williams [this message]
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 08/22] memblock: Introduce a generic phys_addr_to_target_node() Dan Williams
2020-07-13  7:03   ` Mike Rapoport
2020-07-13 15:48     ` Dan Williams
2020-07-14  1:36       ` Justin He
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 09/22] arm64: Convert to generic memblock for numa-info Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:26 ` [PATCH v2 10/22] ACPI: HMAT: Attach a device for each soft-reserved range Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 11/22] device-dax: Drop the dax_region.pfn_flags attribute Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 12/22] device-dax: Move instance creation parameters to 'struct dev_dax_data' Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 13/22] device-dax: Make pgmap optional for instance creation Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 14/22] device-dax: Kill dax_kmem_res Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 15/22] device-dax: Add an allocation interface for device-dax instances Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 16/22] device-dax: Introduce 'seed' devices Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 17/22] drivers/base: Make device_find_child_by_name() compatible with sysfs inputs Dan Williams
2020-07-12 17:09   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-13 15:39     ` Dan Williams
2020-07-13 15:52       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-13 16:09         ` Dan Williams
2020-07-13 16:12           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2020-07-13 16:36             ` Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 18/22] device-dax: Add resize support Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 19/22] mm/memremap_pages: Convert to 'struct range' Dan Williams
2020-07-13 16:36   ` Ralph Campbell
2020-07-13 16:54     ` Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 20/22] mm/memremap_pages: Support multiple ranges per invocation Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:27 ` [PATCH v2 21/22] device-dax: Add dis-contiguous resource support Dan Williams
2020-07-12 16:28 ` [PATCH v2 22/22] device-dax: Introduce 'mapping' devices Dan Williams
2020-07-16 13:18   ` Joao Martins
2020-07-16 16:00     ` Dan Williams
2020-07-16 19:04       ` Joao Martins

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