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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 0/5] Add movablecore_map boot option
On 1/17/2013 11:30 AM, Luck, Tony wrote:
>> 2. If the user *does* care which nodes are movable, then the user needs
>> to be able to specify that *in a way that makes sense to the user*.
>> This may mean involving the DMI information as well as SRAT in order to
>> get "silk screen" type information out.
> One reason they might care would be which I/O devices are connected
> to each node. DMI might be a good way to get an invariant name for the
> node, but they might also want to specify in terms of what they actually
> want. E.g. "eth0 and eth4 are a redundant bonded pair of NICs - don't
> mark both these nodes as removable". Though this is almost certainly not
> a job for kernel options, but for some user configuration tool that would
> spit out the DMI names.

I agree DMI parsing should be done in userland if we really need DMI parsing.

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