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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v12 00/39] use lmb with x86
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On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 23:03 -0700, Yinghai Lu wrote:
> the new lmb could be used to early_res in x86.
>
> Suggested by: David, Ben, and Thomas

I still find most of your changeset comments to be very very poor, if
comprehensible at all. You really MUST make an effort there.

Cheers,
Ben.

> -v6: change sequence as requested by Thomas
> -v7: seperate them to more patches
> -v8: add boundary checking to make sure not free partial page.
> -v9: use lmb_debug to control print out of reserve_lmb.
> add e820 clean up, and e820 become __initdata
> -v10:use lmb.rmo_size and ARCH_DISCARD_LMB according to Michael
> change name to lmb_find_area/reserve_lmb_area/free_lmb_area,
> according to Michael
> update find_lmb_area to use __lmb_alloc_base according to ben
> -v11:move find_lmb_area_size back to x86.
> x86 has own find_lmb_area, and could be disabled by ARCH_LMB_FIND_AREA
> because _lmb_find_base has different behavoir from x86's old one.
> one from high to high and one from low to high
> need more test
> tested for x86 32bit/64bit, numa/nonuma, nobootmem/bootmem.
> -v12:refresh the series with current tip
> seperate nobootmem.c, so could remove some #ifdef
> still keep CONFIG_NO_BOOTMEM, in x86 .c, and could use the as tags
> so other lmb could refer them to use NO_BOOTMEM.
>
> still keep find_lmb_area, may replace those find_lmb_area will lmb_alloc, if
> everything go fine
>
> Please put them into tip and -next to have more test coverage.
>
> Thanks
>
> Yinghai




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