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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 8/8] mm/memory_hotplug: allow to specify a default online_type
On 17.03.20 11:49, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> For now, distributions implement advanced udev rules to essentially
> - Don't online any hotplugged memory (s390x)
> - Online all memory to ZONE_NORMAL (e.g., most virt environments like
> hyperv)
> - Online all memory to ZONE_MOVABLE in case the zone imbalance is taken
> care of (e.g., bare metal, special virt environments)
> In summary: All memory is usually onlined the same way, however, the
> kernel always has to ask user space to come up with the same answer.
> E.g., Hyper-V always waits for a memory block to get onlined before
> continuing, otherwise it might end up adding memory faster than
> hotplugging it, which can result in strange OOM situations. This waiting



David / dhildenb

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