[PATCH 0/6] [RFC] Sizing zones and holes in an architecture independent manner
bob.picco at hp.com
Wed Apr 12 09:29:44 EST 2006
luck wrote: [Tue Apr 11 2006, 06:20:29PM EDT]
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 11:39:46AM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> > The patches have only been *compile tested* for ia64 with a flatmem
> > configuration. At attempt was made to boot test on an ancient RS/6000
> > but the vanilla kernel does not boot so I have to investigate there.
> The good news: Compilation is clean on the ia64 config variants that
> I usually build (all 10 of them).
> The bad (or at least consistent) news: It doesn't boot on an Intel
> Tiger either (oops at kmem_cache_alloc+0x41).
I had a reply queued to report the same failure with
DISCONTIG+NUMA+VIRTUAL_MEM_MAP. This was 2 CPU HP rx2600. I'll take a closer
look at the code tomorrow.
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