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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] hugetlbfs: correct handling of negative input to /proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages
On Tue, 22 Feb 2011, Petr Holasek wrote:

> When user insert negative value into /proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages it
> will result
> in the setting a random number of HugePages in system (can be easily showed
> at /proc/meminfo output). This patch fixes the wrong behavior so that the
> negative input will result in nr_hugepages value unchanged.
> v2: same fix was also done in hugetlb_overcommit_handler function
> as suggested by reviewers.
> Signed-off-by: Petr Holasek <>
> Reviewed-by: Naoya Horiguchi <>

Acked-by: Eric B Munson <>
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