LKML Archive on
help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Andrew Morton <>
To: Andi Kleen <>
Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>,
	LKML <>,, GOTO <>
Subject: Re: [BUG][PATCH] fix mempolcy's check on a system with memory-less-node take2
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 00:24:28 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, 8 Feb 2007 09:19:16 +0100 Andi Kleen <> wrote:

> The reason we present nodes to user space is that we can tell the user
> where the memory is. You seem to try to promote it to some abstract entity
> beyond that, but that doesn't seem particularly fruitful to me. I think
> I prefer "down to earth" memory nodes.

Who said a node is all about memory?

A node is (often) a circuit board, with an edge connector, containing some,
all or even none of a) CPUs, b) memory and c) IO devices.

That is how a kernel should model and treat it, surely?  That's reality.

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-08  8:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-08  2:06 KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki
2007-02-08  7:49 ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-08  8:00   ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-08  8:03     ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-08  8:08       ` Andrew Morton
2007-02-08  8:19         ` Andi Kleen
2007-02-08  8:24           ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2007-02-08  8:16   ` KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \
    --subject='Re: [BUG][PATCH] fix mempolcy'\''s check on a system with memory-less-node take2' \

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link

This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).