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SubjectRe: [stable] [PATCH] hugetlb: restore interleaving of bootmem huge pages
On Tue, 08 Sep 2009 10:13:35 -0400
Lee Schermerhorn <Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-09-08 at 11:32 +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 01:33:39PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 03:49:14PM -0400, Lee Schermerhorn wrote:
> > > > PATCH fix distribution of bootmem huge pages
> > > >
> > > > Against: 2.6.31-rc3
> > > >
> > > > For stable, applicable back through 2.6.27
> > > >
> > > > [A version of this patch has been added to the -mm tree. That patch
> > > > won't apply cleanly to mainline nor stable trees because of function
> > > > renaming. This one should.]
> > >
> > > What is the git commit id of this patch that is in Linus's tree?
> > >
> >
> > I can only find it in mmotm. It doesn't appear to have been merged to
> > mainline at all. Lee, what happened with this? Did it get held off until
> > post-2.6.31 for merging to mainline?
>
> Mel:
>
> This patch, along with the interleaving of freeing persistent huge pages
> are still in mmotm, awaiting the merge window. I had sent out another
> version suitable for mainline and stable--same patch with conflicts
> resolved--but, apparently it didn't make mainline yet.
>

I queued the original patch for 2.6.31 and -stable.

For 2.6.32 I queued a patch which reverts this same patch to make way
for all the new stuff.

It would have been better had the 2.6.31 minipatch come out first!


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