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SubjectRe: [patch] SImple Topology API v0.3 (1/2)

> > > - bool 'Multiquad NUMA system' CONFIG_MULTIQUAD
> > > + bool 'Multi-node NUMA system support' CONFIG_X86_NUMA
> >
> > Why not simply CONFIG_NUMA?
> Because NUMA is subordinate to X86, and another technology named NUMA
> might appear? Nano-uplinked micro-array... No Ugliness Munched Archive?
> Whatever...

NUMA means non-uniform memory access. At least IBM, AMD and SGI do
NUMA; and I guess anyone with 100+ nodes *has* numa machine. (BUt as
andrea already explained, CONFIG_NUMA is already taken for generic
NUMA support.)


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