[PATCH] Fix boot problem with iSeries lacking hugepage support

Andrew Morton akpm at linux-foundation.org
Thu Nov 15 21:59:40 EST 2007

On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 10:52:38 +0000 mel at skynet.ie (Mel Gorman) wrote:

> > Shouldn't this have been HUGETLB_PAGE_ORDER?
> > 
> As a #define, possibly but as a static inline - definitly not.
> In this context, the define is not used because set_pageblock_order()
> is a no-op when CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE_SIZE_VARIABLE is unset.
> pageblock_default_order() is only defined for symmetry as set_pageblock_order()
> is defined in both contexts. However, as a #define it might make more sense
> to a casual reader to see HUGETLB_PAGE_ORDER even if it has no effect. I
> can send a version of the patch that does this with a comment explaining
> what is going on with set_pageblock_order() if you like.
> However, in a follow-up fix, you make pageblock_default_order() a static
> inline. If it tries to return HUGETLB_PAGE_ORDER, it will fail to compile
> when CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE is not set.
> Which would you prefer?

Don't care really.  Something which is fixed up ;)

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