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SubjectRe: [PATCH v5 6/9] mm/demotion: Add support for removing node from demotion memory tiers
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On Wed, 2022-06-08 at 13:50 +0530, Aneesh Kumar K V wrote:
> On 6/8/22 12:29 PM, Ying Huang wrote:
> > On Fri, 2022-06-03 at 19:12 +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> > > This patch adds the special string "none" as a supported memtier value
> > > that we can use to remove a specific node from being using as demotion target.
> > >
> > > For ex:
> > > :/sys/devices/system/node/node1# cat memtier
> > > 1
> > > :/sys/devices/system/node/node1# cat ../../memtier/memtier1/nodelist
> > > 1-3
> > > :/sys/devices/system/node/node1# echo none > memtier
> > > :/sys/devices/system/node/node1#
> > > :/sys/devices/system/node/node1# cat memtier
> > > :/sys/devices/system/node/node1# cat ../../memtier/memtier1/nodelist
> > > 2-3
> > > :/sys/devices/system/node/node1#
> >
> > Do you have a practical use case for this? What kind of memory node
> > needs to be removed from memory tiers demotion/promotion?
> >
>
> This came up in our internal discussion. It was mentioned that there is
> a need to skip some slow memory nodes from participating in demotion.

Again, can you provide a practical use case? Why we shouldn't demote
cold pages to these slow memory nodes? How do we use these slow memory
node? These slow memory node is slower than disk?

Best Regards,
Huang, Ying

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