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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [13/16] HWPOISON: The high level memory error handler in the VM v3
On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 07:19:15PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 05:09:52PM +0200, Nick Piggin wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 02:47:57PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 02:00:42PM +0200, Nick Piggin wrote:
> >
> > [snip: reusing truncate.c code]
> >
> > > > With all that writing you could have just done it. It's really
> > >
> > > I would have done it if it made sense to me, but so far it hasn't.
> > >
> > > The problem with your suggestion is that you do the big picture,
> > > but seem to skip over a lot of details. But details matter.
> >
> > BTW. just to answer this point. The reason maybe for this
> > is because the default response to my concerns seems to
> > have been "you're wrong". Not "i don't understand, can you
> > detail", and not "i don't agree because ...".
>
> Sorry, I didn't want to imply you're wrong. I apologize if
> it came over this way. I understand you understand this code
> very well. I realize the one above came out
> a bit flamey, but it wasn't really intended like this.

Ah it's OK :) Actually that was too far, most of the time
actually you gave constructive responses. Just one or two
sticking points but probably I was getting carried away
as well. Nothing personal of course!


> I'll take a look at your suggestion this evening and see
> how it comes out.

Cool.


> > Anyway don't worry. I get that a lot. I do really want to
> > help get this merged.
>
> I wanted to thank you for your great reviewing work, even if I didn't
> agree with everything :) But I think the disagreement were quite
> small and only relatively unimportant things.

Yes, I see nothing fundamentally wrong with the design...

Thanks,
Nick


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