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SubjectRe: [PATCH Bug fix 0/5] Bug fix for physical memory hot-remove.
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On Tue, 2013-01-22 at 19:42 +0800, Tang Chen wrote:
> Here are some bug fix patches for physical memory hot-remove. All these
> patches are based on the latest -mm tree.
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/next/linux-next.git akpm
>
> And patch1 and patch3 are very important.
> patch1: free compound pages when freeing memmap, otherwise the kernel
> will panic the next time memory is hot-added.
> patch3: the old way of freeing pagetable pages was wrong. We should never
> split larger pages into small ones.
>
>
> Lai Jiangshan (1):
> Bug-fix: mempolicy: fix is_valid_nodemask()
>
> Tang Chen (3):
> Bug fix: Do not split pages when freeing pagetable pages.
> Bug fix: Fix section mismatch problem of
> release_firmware_map_entry().
> Bug fix: Fix the doc format in drivers/firmware/memmap.c
>
> Wen Congyang (1):
> Bug fix: consider compound pages when free memmap
>
> arch/x86/mm/init_64.c | 148 ++++++++++++++-------------------------------
> drivers/firmware/memmap.c | 16 +++---
> mm/mempolicy.c | 36 +++++++----
> mm/sparse.c | 2 +-
> 4 files changed, 77 insertions(+), 125 deletions(-)

This patchset fixed a blocker panic I was hitting in my memory hot-plug
testing. Memory hotplug works fine with this patchset (for testing my
hotplug framework patchset :). For the series:

Tested-by: Toshi Kani <toshi.kani@hp.com>

Thanks,
-Toshi





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