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

From: Toshi Kani
Date: Tue Sep 24 2013 - 12:02:19 EST

On Tue, 2013-09-24 at 23:24 +0800, Zhang Yanfei wrote:
> 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:)

I do not think the granularity has to stay as a node, and this option
does nothing to with other devices that may be included in a node. So,
how about using "movablemem"?


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