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SubjectRe: [patch] mm, hugetlb: generalize writes to nr_hugepages
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On Mon, 2014-06-30 at 16:57 -0700, David Rientjes wrote:
> Three different interfaces alter the maximum number of hugepages for an
> hstate:
>
> - /proc/sys/vm/nr_hugepages for global number of hugepages of the default
> hstate,
>
> - /sys/kernel/mm/hugepages/hugepages-X/nr_hugepages for global number of
> hugepages for a specific hstate, and
>
> - /sys/kernel/mm/hugepages/hugepages-X/nr_hugepages/mempolicy for number of
> hugepages for a specific hstate over the set of allowed nodes.
>
> Generalize the code so that a single function handles all of these writes
> instead of duplicating the code in two different functions.
>
> This decreases the number of lines of code, but also reduces the size of
> .text by about half a percent since set_max_huge_pages() can be inlined.
>
> Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>

Acked-by: Davidlohr Bueso <davidlohr@hp.com>



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