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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 07/10] mm/memory_hotplug: Introduce offline_and_remove_memory()
On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 06:19:04PM +0100, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> On 11.03.20 18:14, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> > virtio-mem wants to offline and remove a memory block once it unplugged
> > all subblocks (e.g., using alloc_contig_range()). Let's provide
> > an interface to do that from a driver. virtio-mem already supports to
> > offline partially unplugged memory blocks. Offlining a fully unplugged
> > memory block will not require to migrate any pages. All unplugged
> > subblocks are PageOffline() and have a reference count of 0 - so
> > offlining code will simply skip them.
> >
> > All we need is an interface to offline and remove the memory from kernel
> > module context, where we don't have access to the memory block devices
> > (esp. find_memory_block() and device_offline()) and the device hotplug
> > lock.
> >
> > To keep things simple, allow to only work on a single memory block.
> >
>
> Lost the ACK from Michael
>
> Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com> [1]
>
> [1] https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20200302142737.GP4380@dhcp22.suse.cz


Andrew, could you pls ack merging this through the vhost tree,
with the rest of the patchset?

> --
> Thanks,
>
> David / dhildenb

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