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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] mm: allow deferred page init for vmemmap only
On Tue 15-05-18 11:59:25, Pavel Tatashin wrote:
> > This will always be a maze as the early boot tends to be. Sad but true.
> > That is why I am not really convinced we should use a large hammer and
> > disallow deferred page initialization just because UP implementation of
> > pcp does something too early. We should instead rule that one odd case.
> > Your patch simply doesn't rule a large class of potential issues. It
> > just rules out a potentially useful feature for an odd case. See my
> > point?
>
> Hi Michal,
>
> OK, I will send an updated patch with disabling deferred pages only whe
> NEED_PER_CPU_KM. Hopefully, we won't see similar issues in other places.

If we do we will probably need to think more about a more systematic
solution.
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Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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