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SubjectRe: [rfc 10/10] Pageflags land grab
On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 20:05:44 -0800
Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:

> We have enough page flags after vmemmap no longer uses section ids.
>
> Reserve 5 of the 6 saved flags for functionality that is currently
> under development in the VM.
>
> The new flags are only available if either of these conditions are met:
>
> 1. 64 Bit system. (then we have 8 more free of the 32)
>
> 2. !NUMA. In that case 2 bits are needed for the zone
> id which leaves 30 page flag bits. Of those we use 24. 6 left.
>
> 3. !SPARSEMEM. In that case we use 5 bits of the 30 available
> for the node. 1 leftover.
>
> 4. SPARSEMEM_VMEMMAP. Case 3 applies.

Nice! I like your patch series.

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