[PATCH 0/8] v2 De-Couple sysfs memory directories from memory sections

Avi Kivity avi at redhat.com
Wed Sep 29 18:32:34 EST 2010

  On 09/29/2010 04:50 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> >
> >  Because the old ABI creates 129,000+ entries inside
> >  /sys/devices/system/memory with their associated links from
> >  /sys/devices/system/node/node*/ back to those directory entries.
> >
> >  Thankfully things like rpm, hald, and other miscellaneous commands scan
> >  that information.
> Really?  Why?  Why would rpm care about this?  hald is dead now so we
> don't need to worry about that anymore,

That's not what compatiblity means.  We can't just support 
latest-and-greatest userspace on latest-and-greatest kernels.

I have a truly marvellous patch that fixes the bug which this
signature is too narrow to contain.

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