Re: [PATCH 6/6] mem-hotplug: Introduce movablenode boot option

From: Zhang Yanfei
Date: Tue Sep 24 2013 - 11:25:30 EST

Hello tejun,

On 09/24/2013 09:31 PM, Zhang Yanfei wrote:
>> This came up during earlier review but never was addressed. Is
>> > "movablenode" the right name? Shouldn't it be something which
>> > explicitly shows that it's to prepare for memory hotplug? Also, maybe
>> > the above param should generate warning if CONFIG_MOVABLE_NODE isn't
>> > enabled?
> for the option name, if this option is set, it means, the kernel
> could support the functionality that a whole node is the so called
> movable node, which only has ZONE MOVABLE zone in it. So we choose
> to name the parameter "movablenode".
> As for the warning, will add it.

I am now preparing the v5 version. Only in this patch we haven't come to an
agreement. So as for the boot option name, after my explanation, do you still
have the objection? Or you could suggest a good name for us, that'll be
very thankful:)


Zhang Yanfei
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