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Re: [RFC PATCH 00/09] robust VM per_cpu variables

To: Christoph Lameter <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 00/09] robust VM per_cpu variables
From: Steven Rostedt <>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 11:56:27 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: LKML <>, Rusty Russell <>, Paul Mackerras <>, Nick Piggin <>, Andrew Morton <>, Linus Torvalds <>, Ingo Molnar <>, Thomas Gleixner <>, Andi Kleen <>, Martin Mares <>,,,,, Chris Zankel <>, Marc Gauthier <>, Joe Taylor <>, David Mosberger-Tang <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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On Wed, 17 May 2006, Christoph Lameter wrote:

> On Wed, 17 May 2006, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > OK, now I'm just rambling. I don't know,  have any other ideas on making
> > this more robust?  Or is this all in vain, and I should spend my evenings
> > walking around this beautiful town of Karlsruhe ;)
> Well I'd like to see a comprehensive solution including a fix for the
> problems with allocper_cpu() allocations (allocper_cpu has to allocate
> memory for potential processors... which could be a lot on
> some types of systems and its allocated somewhere not on the nodes of the
> processor since they may not yet be online).

OK, now you're beyond what I'm working with ;)  No hot plug CPUs for me.
Well, at least not yet!

> Wish I could be back home in Germany to talk a walk with you. Are you
> coming to the OLS?

I'm just here on business. Will be back home in the States on Saturday.

Yep, I'll be at OLS.  Hopefully we can get a group together to do some


-- Steve

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