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    SubjectRe: [PATCHSET percpu#for-next] percpu: convert ia64 to dynamic percpu and drop the old one, take#2
    Tejun Heo wrote:
    > Hello, all.
    >
    > This is the second take of convert-ia64-to-dynamic-percpu patchset.
    > Changes from the last take[L] are
    >
    > * 0001 now updates ia64 to not define VMALLOC_END as a macro to
    > vmalloc_end instead of disallowing vmalloc_end as a variable name as
    > suggested by Christoph.
    >
    > * 0002 added to initialize cpu maps early. This is necessary to get
    > contig memory model working.
    >
    > * 0004 updated so that dyn_size is calculated correctly for contig
    > model.
    >
    > This patchset contains the following five patches.
    >
    > 0001-ia64-don-t-alias-VMALLOC_END-to-vmalloc_end.patch
    > 0002-ia64-initialize-cpu-maps-early.patch
    > 0003-ia64-allocate-percpu-area-for-cpu0-like-percpu-areas.patch
    > 0004-ia64-convert-to-dynamic-percpu-allocator.patch
    > 0005-percpu-kill-legacy-percpu-allocator.patch
    >
    > 0001 is misc prep to avoid macro / local variable collision. 0002
    > makes ia64 arch code initialize cpu possible and present maps before
    > memory initialization. 0003 makes ia64 allocate percpu area for cpu0
    > in the same way it does for other cpus. 0004 converts ia64 to dynamic
    > percpu allocator and 0005 drops now unused legacy allocator.
    >
    > Contig memory model was tested on a 16p Tiger4 machine. Discontig and
    > sparse tested on 4-way SGI altix. ski seems to be happy with contig
    > up/smp.
    >
    > This patchset is available in the following git tree.
    >
    > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tj/percpu.git convert-ia64
    >
    > The new commit ID is dcc91f19c6662b24f1f4e5878d773244f1079724 and it's
    > on top of today's Linus 7fa07729e439a6184bd824746d06a49cca553f15.

    Tony, can you please ack ia64 part?

    Thanks.

    --
    tejun


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