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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add __GFP_MOVABLE for callers to flag allocations that may be migrated
On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:

> On Tue, 5 Dec 2006 08:05:16 -0800 (PST)
> Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Mel Gorman wrote:
> >
> > > That is one possibility. There are people working on fake nodes for containers
> > > at the moment. If that pans out, the infrastructure would be available to
> > > create one node per DIMM.
> >
> > Right that is a hack in use for one project.
>
> Other projects can use it too. It has the distinct advantage that it works
> with today's VM.

I'd be glad to make NUMA the default config. That allows us to completely
get rid of zones. Just keep nodes around. Then we have a DMA node and a
DMA32 node (working like a headless memory node) and a highmem node.

This would simplify the VM. But please do not have multiple nodes and
multiple zones. If we do not like the term nodes then lets call them
zones and get rid of the nodes.
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