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From: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
To: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
Cc: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Michal Such?nek <msuchanek@suse.de>,
	Gautham R Shenoy <ego@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	Satheesh Rajendran <sathnaga@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill@shutemov.name>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org, Christopher Lameter <cl@linux.com>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>, Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>,
	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 3/3] mm/page_alloc: Keep memoryless cpuless node 0 offline
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 13:19:20 +0530
Message-ID: <20200818074920.GA3698@linux.vnet.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200818073712.GK28270@dhcp22.suse.cz>

* Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> [2020-08-18 09:37:12]:

> On Tue 18-08-20 09:32:52, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> > On 12.08.20 08:01, Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> > > Hi Andrew, Michal, David
> > > 
> > > * Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> [2020-08-06 21:32:11]:
> > > 
> > >> On Fri, 3 Jul 2020 18:28:23 +0530 Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>>> The memory hotplug changes that somehow because you can hotremove numa
> > >>>> nodes and therefore make the nodemask sparse but that is not a common
> > >>>> case. I am not sure what would happen if a completely new node was added
> > >>>> and its corresponding node was already used by the renumbered one
> > >>>> though. It would likely conflate the two I am afraid. But I am not sure
> > >>>> this is really possible with x86 and a lack of a bug report would
> > >>>> suggest that nobody is doing that at least.
> > >>>>
> > >> So...  do we merge this patch or not?  Seems that the overall view is
> > >> "risky but nobody is likely to do anything better any time soon"?
> > > 
> > > Can we decide on this one way or the other?
> > 
> > Hmm, not sure who's the person to decide. I tend to prefer doing the
> > node renaming, handling this in ppc code;
> 
> Agreed. That would be a safer option.

Okay, will send arch specific v6 version.

> -- 
> Michal Hocko
> SUSE Labs

-- 
Thanks and Regards
Srikar Dronamraju


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Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-24  9:28 [PATCH v5 0/3] Offline memoryless cpuless node 0 Srikar Dronamraju
2020-06-24  9:28 ` [PATCH v5 1/3] powerpc/numa: Set numa_node for all possible cpus Srikar Dronamraju
2020-06-24  9:48   ` Gautham R Shenoy
2020-06-24  9:28 ` [PATCH v5 2/3] powerpc/numa: Prefer node id queried from vphn Srikar Dronamraju
2020-06-24 10:29   ` Gautham R Shenoy
2020-06-24  9:28 ` [PATCH v5 3/3] mm/page_alloc: Keep memoryless cpuless node 0 offline Srikar Dronamraju
2020-06-29 14:58   ` Christopher Lameter
2020-06-30  4:01     ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-07-01 12:23       ` Michal Hocko
2020-07-01  8:42   ` Michal Hocko
2020-07-01 10:04     ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-07-01 10:15       ` David Hildenbrand
2020-07-01 11:01         ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-07-01 11:06           ` David Hildenbrand
2020-07-01 11:30             ` David Hildenbrand
2020-07-01 12:21               ` Michal Hocko
2020-07-02  6:44                 ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-07-02  8:41                   ` Michal Hocko
2020-07-02 14:32                     ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-07-03  9:10                 ` Michal Suchánek
2020-07-03  9:24                   ` Michal Hocko
2020-07-03 10:59                     ` Michal Hocko
2020-07-03 11:32                       ` David Hildenbrand
2020-07-03 11:46                         ` Michal Hocko
2020-07-03 12:58                       ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-08-07  4:32                         ` Andrew Morton
2020-08-07  6:58                           ` David Hildenbrand
2020-08-07 10:04                             ` Michal Suchánek
2020-08-12  6:01                           ` Srikar Dronamraju
2020-08-18  7:32                             ` David Hildenbrand
2020-08-18  7:37                               ` Michal Hocko
2020-08-18  7:49                                 ` Srikar Dronamraju [this message]
2020-07-06 16:08                     ` Andi Kleen

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