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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 0/5] mm, memory_hotplug: allocate memmap from hotadded memory
On Wed 26-07-17 10:33:28, Michal Hocko wrote:
[...]
> There is also one potential drawback, though. If somebody uses memory
> hotplug for 1G (gigantic) hugetlb pages then this scheme will not work
> for them obviously because each memory section will contain 2MB reserved
> area.

Actually I am wrong here. It is not each section in general. I have
completely forgot that we do large memblocks on x86_64 with a lot of
memory and then we hotadd 2GB memblocks and the altmap will allocate
from the beginign of the _memblock_ and so all the memmaps will end up
in the first memory section.
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Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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