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From: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>
To: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, pj@sgi.com, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [8/18] Add a __alloc_bootmem_node_nopanic
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 15:54:14 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080318155414.GH23866@csn.ul.ie> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080317015821.F18431B41E0@basil.firstfloor.org>

On (17/03/08 02:58), Andi Kleen didst pronounce:
> Straight forward variant of the existing __alloc_bootmem_node, only 
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
> 
> difference is that it doesn't panic on failure

Seems to be a bit of cut&paste jumbling there.

> 
> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
> ---
>  include/linux/bootmem.h |    4 ++++
>  mm/bootmem.c            |   12 ++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 16 insertions(+)
> 
> Index: linux/mm/bootmem.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux.orig/mm/bootmem.c
> +++ linux/mm/bootmem.c
> @@ -471,6 +471,18 @@ void * __init __alloc_bootmem_node(pg_da
>  	return __alloc_bootmem(size, align, goal);
>  }
>  
> +void * __init __alloc_bootmem_node_nopanic(pg_data_t *pgdat, unsigned long size,
> +				   unsigned long align, unsigned long goal)
> +{
> +	void *ptr;
> +
> +	ptr = __alloc_bootmem_core(pgdat->bdata, size, align, goal, 0);
> +	if (ptr)
> +		return ptr;
> +
> +	return __alloc_bootmem_nopanic(size, align, goal);
> +}

Straight-forward. Mildly irritating that there are multiple variants that
only differ by whether they panic on allocation failure or not. Probably
should be a seperate removal of duplicated code there but outside the
scope of this patch.

> +
>  #ifndef ARCH_LOW_ADDRESS_LIMIT
>  #define ARCH_LOW_ADDRESS_LIMIT	0xffffffffUL
>  #endif
> Index: linux/include/linux/bootmem.h
> ===================================================================
> --- linux.orig/include/linux/bootmem.h
> +++ linux/include/linux/bootmem.h
> @@ -90,6 +90,10 @@ extern void *__alloc_bootmem_node(pg_dat
>  				  unsigned long size,
>  				  unsigned long align,
>  				  unsigned long goal);
> +extern void *__alloc_bootmem_node_nopanic(pg_data_t *pgdat,
> +				  unsigned long size,
> +				  unsigned long align,
> +				  unsigned long goal);
>  extern unsigned long init_bootmem_node(pg_data_t *pgdat,
>  				       unsigned long freepfn,
>  				       unsigned long startpfn,
> 

Acked-by: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>

-- 
Mel Gorman
Part-time Phd Student                          Linux Technology Center
University of Limerick                         IBM Dublin Software Lab

  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-19 21:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 76+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-17  1:58 [PATCH] [0/18] GB pages hugetlb support Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [1/18] Convert hugeltlb.c over to pass global state around in a structure Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:15   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 12:05   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [2/18] Add basic support for more than one hstate in hugetlbfs Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:22   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-17 20:44     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 12:23   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-23 10:38   ` KOSAKI Motohiro
2008-03-23 11:28     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-23 11:30       ` KOSAKI Motohiro
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [3/18] Convert /proc output code over to report multiple hstates Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 12:28   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [4/18] Add basic support for more than one hstate in hugetlbfs Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  8:09   ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  8:15     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:28   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 14:11   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [5/18] Expand the hugetlbfs sysctls to handle arrays for all hstates Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 14:34   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-18 16:49     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 17:01       ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [6/18] Add support to have individual hstates for each hugetlbfs mount Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 14:10   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 15:02   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [7/18] Abstract out the NUMA node round robin code into a separate function Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 15:42   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-18 15:47     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:04       ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [8/18] Add a __alloc_bootmem_node_nopanic Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 15:54   ` Mel Gorman [this message]
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [9/18] Export prep_compound_page to the hugetlb allocator Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [10/18] Factor out new huge page preparation code into separate function Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 20:31   ` Adam Litke
2008-03-18 16:02   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [11/18] Fix alignment bug in bootmem allocator Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  2:19   ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  7:02     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  7:17       ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  7:31         ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  7:41           ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  7:53             ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  8:10               ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17  8:17                 ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  8:56               ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 18:52                 ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-17 21:27                   ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-18  2:06                     ` Yinghai Lu
2008-03-18 16:18   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [12/18] Add support to allocate hugetlb pages that are larger than MAX_ORDER Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:27   ` Mel Gorman
2008-04-09 16:05   ` Andrew Hastings
2008-04-09 17:56     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [13/18] Add support to allocate hugepages of different size with hugepages= Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:32   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-18 16:45     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:46       ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [14/18] Clean up hugetlb boot time printk Andi Kleen
2008-03-18 16:37   ` Mel Gorman
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [15/18] Add support to x86-64 to allocate and lookup GB pages in hugetlb Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [16/18] Add huge pud support to hugetlbfs Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [17/18] Add huge pud support to mm/memory.c Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  1:58 ` [PATCH] [18/18] Implement hugepagesz= option for x86-64 Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  9:29   ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  9:59     ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 10:02       ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  3:11 ` [PATCH] [0/18] GB pages hugetlb support Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  7:00   ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  7:00     ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  7:29       ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  5:35 ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17  6:58   ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17  9:26 ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-17 15:05 ` Adam Litke
2008-03-17 15:33   ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-17 15:59     ` Adam Litke

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