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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/6] x86, mm: make split_mem_range() more easy to read

On Wed, 27 Mar 2019, Wei Yang wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 03:29:04PM +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> >Note, it's a combo of changes (including your patch 1/6) and needs to be
> >split up. It would be nice if you have time to split it up into separate
> >patches, add proper changelogs and test the heck out of it on both 32 and
> >64 bit. If you don't have time, please let me know.
> >
> Thanks for your suggestions :-)
> Just get my head up, will try to understand the code and test on both
> arch.
> BTW, do you have some suggestions in the test? Currently I just use
> bootup test. Basicly I think this is fine to cover the cases. Maybe you
> would have some better idea.

This is about bootup in the first place. After that memory hotplug which
you can emulate with qemu/kvm IIRC.

The important part about testing is to have systems which expose a wide
variety memory layouts.



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