Re: [PATCH 1/3] mm: completely disable THP bytransparent_hugepage=never

From: Mel Gorman
Date: Mon Jun 20 2011 - 12:59:00 EST

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:34:28AM +0800, Amerigo Wang wrote:
> transparent_hugepage=never should mean to disable THP completely,
> otherwise we don't have a way to disable THP completely.
> The design is broken.

I don't get why it's broken. Why would the user be prevented from
enabling it at runtime?

Mel Gorman
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