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Re: [PATCH] set CONFIG_NUMA on PAE kernel, i686 only.



On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 11:03:32AM +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
 > On Fri, 2006-07-21 at 11:38 -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek wrote:
 > > RHBZ#:
 > > ------
 > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=195533
 > > 
 > > Description:
 > > ------------
 > > This patch is to enable NUMA capability on the PAE 32-bit kernel.
 > 
 > 
 > NUMA has quite a few code complexity costs so... is this really worth
 > doing for 32 bit? Surely your new spiffy machine can do 64 bit just
 > fine?

I'm actually more concerned about the potential that this will
break non-NUMA boxes booting.  Andi seemed to have a bunch of concerns
in this area a while back.

See http://www.x86-64.org/lists/discuss/msg09345.html

		Dave

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