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Re: [RFC] MIPS memblock: Remove bootmem code and switch to NO_BOOTMEM

To: Serge Semin <>, <>, <>, <>, <>, <>, <>, <>, <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] MIPS memblock: Remove bootmem code and switch to NO_BOOTMEM
From: Alexander Sverdlin <>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:20:02 +0100
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Hello Serge,

On 19/12/17 21:14, Serge Semin wrote:
> Almost a year ago I sent a patchset to the Linux MIPS community. The main 
> target of the patchset
> was to get rid from the old bootmem allocator usage at the MIPS architecture. 
> Additionally I had
> a problem with CMA usage on my MIPS machine due to some struct page-related 
> issue. Moving to the
> memblock allocator fixed the problem and gave us benefits like smaller memory 
> consumption,
> powerful memblock API to be used within the arch code.


> Do you still possess the Octeon MIPS64 
> platform to test the patchset?

yes, I'd like to test such a serious change on Octeon2. Please include me in 
the distribution list.

Best regards,
Alexander Sverdlin.

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