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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: add node physical memory range to sysfs
On 12/12/2012 05:18 PM, Davidlohr Bueso wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-12-07 at 16:17 -0800, Dave Hansen wrote:
>> Seems like the better way to do this would be to expose the DIMMs
>> themselves in some way, and then map _those_ back to a node.
>
> Good point, and from a DIMM perspective, I agree, and will look into
> this. However, IMHO, having the range of physical addresses for every
> node still provides valuable information, from a NUMA point of view. For
> example, dealing with node related e820 mappings.

But if we went and did it per-DIMM (showing which physical addresses and
NUMA nodes a DIMM maps to), wouldn't that be redundant with this
proposed interface?

How do you plan to use this in practice, btw?



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