[PATCH] Fix boot problem in situations where the boot CPU is running on a memoryless node

Mel Gorman mel at csn.ul.ie
Thu Jan 24 01:42:23 EST 2008

On (23/01/08 15:27), Olaf Hering didst pronounce:
> On Wed, Jan 23, Mel Gorman wrote:
> > This patch in combination with a partial revert of commit
> > 04231b3002ac53f8a64a7bd142fde3fa4b6808c6 fixes a regression between 2.6.23
> > and 2.6.24-rc8 where a PPC64 machine with all CPUS on a memoryless node fails
> > to boot. If approved by the SLAB maintainers, it should be merged for 2.6.24.
> This change alone does not help, its not the version I tested.
> Will all the changes below go into 2.6.24 as well, in a seperate patch?
> -       for_each_node_state(node, N_NORMAL_MEMORY) {
> +       for_each_online_node(node) {

Those changes are already in a separate patch and have been sent. I don't
see it in git yet but it should be on the way.

Mel Gorman
Part-time Phd Student                          Linux Technology Center
University of Limerick                         IBM Dublin Software Lab

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