Re: [PATCH] Fix fake numa on ppc

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Date: Wed Sep 02 2009 - 01:54:03 EST

On Wed, 2009-09-02 at 11:06 +0530, Ankita Garg wrote:
> > Oh! interesting.. cpuless nodes :) I think we need to fix this in the
> > longer run and distribute cpus between fake numa nodes of a real node
> > using some acceptable heuristic.
> >
> True. Presently this is broken on both x86 and ppc systems. It would be
> interesting to find a way to map, for example, 4 cpus to >4 number of
> fake nodes created from a single real numa node!

Since I'm pretty sure there could be CPU less nodes just like there
could be memory-less nodes, it would be good if fake numa could
simulate them too :-)


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at