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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] v3 De-couple sysfs memory directories from memory sections
    On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 22:45 -0500, Nathan Fontenot wrote:
    > This set of patches de-couples the idea that there is a single
    > directory in sysfs for each memory section. The intent of the
    > patches is to reduce the number of sysfs directories created to
    > resolve a boot-time performance issue. On very large systems
    > boot time are getting very long (as seen on powerpc hardware)
    > due to the enormous number of sysfs directories being created.
    > On a system with 1 TB of memory we create ~63,000 directories.
    > For even larger systems boot times are being measured in hours.

    Greg, Kame, how do we proceed with these ? I'm happy to put them in
    powerpc.git with appropriate acks or will you take them ?


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