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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] mm, sysctl: make NUMA stats configurable
On 09/28/2017 11:29 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:11:41 +0800 Kemi Wang <> wrote:
>> This is the second step which introduces a tunable interface that allow
>> numa stats configurable for optimizing zone_statistics(), as suggested by
>> Dave Hansen and Ying Huang.
> Looks OK I guess.
> I fiddled with it a lot. Please consider:
> From: Andrew Morton <>
> Subject: mm-sysctl-make-numa-stats-configurable-fix
> - tweak documentation
> - move advisory message from start_kernel() into mm_init() (I'm not sure
> we really need this message)

Actually, I'm not sure we need any of the current messages, or to have
them at higher priority than pr_debug()? They are all triggered by admin
action, or unconditionally upon boot.
OTOH I think that an useful message that's currently missing would be
when the static_key_enable() is triggered in auto mode. Bonus points for
including the name of the process and the stat file that was read.
However static_key_enable() returns void and not whether it actually
flipped the switch, so it's not trivial.

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