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Re: [PATCH] sparsemem fix

To: Franck Bui-Huu <vagabon.xyz@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sparsemem fix
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2006 18:37:29 +0100
Cc: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 12:51:25PM +0200, Franck Bui-Huu wrote:

> no the code related to NUMA is embedded in ip27 directory. So if
> someone has another NUMA system, she should (a) copy all the stuff
> in its platform directory or (b) make a generic solution maybe based
> on ip27 one for all others NUMA platforms.  But in the second case,
> the NUMA implementation is going to be modified heavily (a guess)
> and probably same for pfn_valid definition.
> 
> The previous change makes things clear: for now, you can't use
> pfn_valid when NUMA or DISCONTIGMEM configs without some reworks.

Most of the related IP27 code bits are for initialization.

  Ralf

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