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Re: [Ext2-devel] Re: [PATCH] Link breaks for large NR_CPUS



Martin Hicks <mort wildopensource com> wrote:
>
> On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 16:08, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Martin Hicks <mort wildopensource com> wrote:
> > >
> > > patches attached are to change percpu_counters to use alloc_percpu() and
> > >  the patch to ext3 to make it have pointers to percpu_counters.  The
> > >  latter is probably not even required anymore, since there is no array of
> > >  size NR_CPUS in the struct percpu_counters anymore.
> > 
> > Could you please confirm that the percpu_counter patch alone is sufficient?
> > 
> > Remember that both ext2 and ext3 use percpu_counters.
> 
> Confirmed.  Both compile with NR_CPUS=512 and ext3 seems to work fine on
> my ia64 machine.

OK, I shall queue that change up for 2.6.1, thanks.




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