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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/6] Filter based on a nodemask as well as a gfp_mask
    Mel wrote:
    > A positive benefit of
    > this is that allocations using MPOL_BIND now use the local-node-ordered
    > zonelist instead of a custom node-id-ordered zonelist.

    Could you update the now obsolete documentation (perhaps just delete
    the no longer correct remark):

    Documentation/vm/numa_memory_policy.txt:

    MPOL_BIND: This mode specifies that memory must come from the
    set of nodes specified by the policy.

    The memory policy APIs do not specify an order in which the nodes
    will be searched. However, unlike "local allocation", the Bind
    policy does not consider the distance between the nodes. Rather,
    allocations will fallback to the nodes specified by the policy in
    order of numeric node id. Like everything in Linux, this is subject
    to change.

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    I won't rest till it's the best ...
    Programmer, Linux Scalability
    Paul Jackson <pj@sgi.com> 1.940.382.4214


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