lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2010]   [Mar]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
Subject[057/156] doc: add the documentation for mpol=local
2.6.33-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

------------------

From: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>

commit 5574169613b40b85d6f4c67208fa4846b897a0a1 upstream.

commit 3f226aa1c (mempolicy: support mpol=local tmpfs mount option) added
new mpol=local mount option. but it didn't add a documentation.

This patch does it.

Signed-off-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>
Cc: Ravikiran Thirumalai <kiran@scalex86.org>
Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie>
Acked-by: Lee Schermerhorn <lee.schermerhorn@hp.com>
Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@tiscali.co.uk>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

---
Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt | 6 +++++-
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

--- a/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt
@@ -82,11 +82,13 @@ tmpfs has a mount option to set the NUMA
all files in that instance (if CONFIG_NUMA is enabled) - which can be
adjusted on the fly via 'mount -o remount ...'

-mpol=default prefers to allocate memory from the local node
+mpol=default use the process allocation policy
+ (see set_mempolicy(2))
mpol=prefer:Node prefers to allocate memory from the given Node
mpol=bind:NodeList allocates memory only from nodes in NodeList
mpol=interleave prefers to allocate from each node in turn
mpol=interleave:NodeList allocates from each node of NodeList in turn
+mpol=local prefers to allocate memory from the local node

NodeList format is a comma-separated list of decimal numbers and ranges,
a range being two hyphen-separated decimal numbers, the smallest and
@@ -134,3 +136,5 @@ Author:
Christoph Rohland <cr@sap.com>, 1.12.01
Updated:
Hugh Dickins, 4 June 2007
+Updated:
+ KOSAKI Motohiro, 16 Mar 2010



\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2010-03-31 01:49    [W:1.482 / U:9.628 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site