[PATCH 1/1] powerpc: Add page coalescing support

Brian King brking at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Apr 26 00:03:37 EST 2011

On 04/22/2011 05:59 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-04-22 at 16:08 -0500, Brian King wrote:
>> Adds support for page coalescing, which is a feature on IBM Power servers
>> which allows for coalescing identical pages between logical partitions.
>> Hint text pages as coalesce candidates, since they are the most likely
>> pages to be able to be coalesced between partitions. This patch also
>> exports some page coalescing statistics available from firmware via
>> lparcfg.
> Hi Brian !
> Is this patch different from the version you posted previously which is
> already on Patchwork ? I'm in the process of putting together
> powerpc-next and your previous variant is in my queue.

Its the same, just a repost.



Brian King
Linux on Power Virtualization
IBM Linux Technology Center

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