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Subject2.6.16-rc6-mm2: Why is CONFIG_MIGRATION available for everyone?
On Sat, Mar 18, 2006 at 04:40:56AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Changes since 2.6.16-rc6-mm1:
> +page-migration-reorg.patch
> Reorganise the page migration code

The patch description includes:

5. Make it possible to configure NUMA systems without page migration
and non-NUMA systems with page migration.

I don't see the point in making this option visible for the majority of
users on non-NUMA systems who will never need it.

When is it required on non-NUMA systems?
Memory hotplug?
Can we express this explicitely?



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