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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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