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Subject[PATCH 2/2] x86/Kconfig: deprecate DISCONTIGMEM support for 32-bit
Mel Gorman says:
32-bit NUMA systems should be non-existent in practice. The last NUMA
system I'm aware of that was both NUMA and 32-bit only died somewhere
between 2004 and 2007. If someone is running a 64-bit capable system in
32-bit mode with NUMA, they really are just punishing themselves for fun.

Mark DISCONTIGMEM broken for now and remove it in a couple of releases.

Suggested-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
Suggested-by: Mel Gorman <>
Signed-off-by: Mike Rapoport <>
arch/x86/Kconfig | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index 5662a3e..bd6f93c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -1606,8 +1606,9 @@ config ARCH_FLATMEM_ENABLE
depends on X86_32 && !NUMA

- def_bool y
+ def_bool n
depends on NUMA && X86_32
+ depends on BROKEN

def_bool y
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