[lkml]   [2011]   [Feb]   [23]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] hugetlbfs: correct handling of negative input to /proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages
On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 09:17:04PM +0100, 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: Mel Gorman <>

Mel Gorman

 \ /
  Last update: 2011-02-23 10:03    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital Ocean