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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm64: Kconfig: allow to change FORCE_MAX_ZONEORDER via custom config
On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 02:45:58PM +0200, Vadym Kochan wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 12:37:41PM +0000, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 01:50:37AM +0200, Vadym Kochan wrote:
> > > Add missing config option name which allows to change it via custom
> > > config.
> >
> > Why? What is your use-case?
> I need to allocate buffers bigger than default ZONEORDER, so I tried to
> increase it but it did not work because the config entry has no name.

I try not to make this selectable as we want a single kernel build to
work on all supported hardware. The current values are chosen to allow
huge pages. If you need bigger contiguous allocations, maybe something
like CMA would help.


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