libnuma interleaving oddness
agl at us.ibm.com
Thu Aug 31 04:13:05 EST 2006
On Wed, 2006-08-30 at 11:01 -0700, Tim Pepper wrote:
> On 8/30/06, Andi Kleen <ak at suse.de> wrote:
> > Then it's probably some new problem in hugetlbfs.
> It's something subtle though, because I _am_ able to get interleaving
> on hugetlbfs with a slightly simplified test case (see previous email)
> compared to Nish's.
> > Does it work with shmfs?
> Haven't tried shmfs, but the following correctly does the expected
> interleaving with hugepages (although not hugetlbfs backed):
> shmid = shmget( 0, NR_HUGE_PAGES, IPC_CREAT | SHM_HUGETLB | 0666 );
> shmat_addr = shmat( shmid, NULL, 0 );
> numa_interleave_memory( shmat_addr, SHM_SIZE, &nm );
> I'd expect it works fine with non-huge pages, shmfs.
Actually, the above call will yield hugetlbfs backed huge pages. The
kernel just prepares the hugetlbfs file for you. See
Adam Litke - (agl at us.ibm.com)
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