Re: [PATCH] sparc64: Use node local allocations for IRQ stacks.
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From: Sam Ravnborg <sam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:58:16 +0200 > On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 01:34:07PM -0400, David Miller wrote: >> > Knowing that sparc64 just got converted to NO_BOOTMEM it >> > hurts my eyes to see memblock_alloc() be replaced >> > by __alloc_bootmem_node(). >> >> Since the stack allocations happen now (for the sake of setting >> up the NUMA mappings) after bootmem init, it's prudent to use >> the alloc_bootmem interfaces. > > It was my understanding that everything provided by mm/nobootmem.c > is wrappers provided for backward compatibility with the old > bootmem based early allocator. > And that we later would make this file optional when. > > But I seems to be wrong here. Once the memblock functions provide NUMA node fallbacks and __va()/memset wrappers, we can certainly use memblock directly :-) -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe sparclinux" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
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