Re: [PATCH 2/8] Mark powerpc memory resources as busy

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Sun Aug 04 2013 - 23:11:19 EST

On Fri, Aug 02, 2013 at 02:05:57PM -0500, Nathan Fontenot wrote:
> On 08/01/2013 09:28 PM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 01:36:34PM -0500, Nathan Fontenot wrote:
> >> Memory I/O resources need to be marked as busy or else we cannot remove
> >> them when doing memory hot remove.
> >
> > I would have thought it was the opposite?
> Me too.
> As it turns out the code in kernel/resource.c checks to make sure the
> IORESOURCE_BUSY flag is set when trying to release a resource.

OK, I guess there's probably some sane reason, but it does seem

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