[PATCH] fadump: Register the memory reserved by fadump

Srikar Dronamraju srikar at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Aug 5 01:27:43 AEST 2016

* Mel Gorman <mgorman at techsingularity.net> [2016-08-04 15:09:34]:

> > 
> > Suggested-by: Mel Gorman <mgorman at techsingularity.net>
> I didn't suggest this specifically. While it happens to be safe on ppc64,
> it potentially overwrites any future caller of set_dma_reserve. While the
> only other one is for the e820 map, it may be better to change the API
> to inc_dma_reserve?
> It's also unfortunate that it's called dma_reserve because it has
> nothing to do with DMA or ZONE_DMA. inc_kernel_reserve may be more
> appropriate?

Yup Agree. Will redo and send out.

> -- 
> Mel Gorman
> SUSE Labs

Thanks and Regards
Srikar Dronamraju

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