[Patch v4 00/12] memory-hotplug: hot-remove physical memory

Yasuaki Ishimatsu isimatu.yasuaki at jp.fujitsu.com
Wed Nov 28 11:43:20 EST 2012

Hi Andrew,

2012/11/28 4:27, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:00:10 +0800
> Wen Congyang <wency at cn.fujitsu.com> wrote:
>> The patch-set was divided from following thread's patch-set.
>>      https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/9/5/201
>> The last version of this patchset:
>>      https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/11/1/93
> As we're now at -rc7 I'd prefer to take a look at all of this after the
> 3.7 release - please resend everything shortly after 3.8-rc1.

Almost patches about memory hotplug has been merged into your and Rafael's
tree. And these patches are waiting to open the v3.8 merge window.
Remaining patches are only this patch-set. So we hope that this patch-set
is merged into v3.8.

In merging this patch-set into v3.8, Linux on x86_64 makes a memory hot plug

Yasuaki Ishimatsu

>> If you want to know the reason, please read following thread.
>> https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/10/2/83
> Please include the rationale within each version of the patchset rather
> than by linking to an old email.  Because
> a) this way, more people are likely to read it
> b) it permits the text to be maimtained as the code evolves
> c) it permits the text to be included in the mainlnie commit, where
>     people can find it.
>> The patch-set has only the function of kernel core side for physical
>> memory hot remove. So if you use the patch, please apply following
>> patches.
>> - bug fix for memory hot remove
>>    https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/10/31/269
>> - acpi framework
>>    https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/10/26/175
> What's happening with the acpi framework?  has it received any feedback
> from the ACPI developers?

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