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SubjectRe: [BUG][PATCH] fix mempolcy's check on a system with memory-less-node take2
On Thu, 8 Feb 2007 09:19:16 +0100 Andi Kleen <> wrote:

> The reason we present nodes to user space is that we can tell the user
> where the memory is. You seem to try to promote it to some abstract entity
> beyond that, but that doesn't seem particularly fruitful to me. I think
> I prefer "down to earth" memory nodes.

Who said a node is all about memory?

A node is (often) a circuit board, with an edge connector, containing some,
all or even none of a) CPUs, b) memory and c) IO devices.

That is how a kernel should model and treat it, surely? That's reality.
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