Re: [PATCH 1/3] mm: correct return value of migrate_pages()

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Mon Jul 16 2012 - 13:23:15 EST

On Tue, 17 Jul 2012, Joonsoo Kim wrote:

> migrate_pages() should return number of pages not migrated or error code.
> When unmap_and_move return -EAGAIN, outer loop is re-execution without
> initialising nr_failed. This makes nr_failed over-counted.

The itention of the nr_failed was only to give an indication as to how
many attempts where made. The failed pages where on a separate queue that
seems to have vanished.

> So this patch correct it by initialising nr_failed in outer loop.

Well yea it makes sense since retry is initialized there as well.

Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@xxxxxxxxx>
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