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Date:	Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:21:21 +0900
From:	Tejun Heo <>
To:	Jiri Kosina <>
CC:	Jeff Mahoney <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Tony Luck <>,
	Fenghua Yu <>,
Subject: Re: Commit 34d76c41 causes linker errors on ia64 with NR_CPUS=4096


Jiri Kosina wrote:
> How about this one? (untested)
> From: Jiri Kosina <>
> Subject: sched: move rq_weight data array out of .percpu
> Commit 34d76c41 introduced percpu array update_shares_data, size of which 
> being proportional to NR_CPUS. Unfortunately this blows up ia64 for large 
> NR_CPUS configuration, as ia64 allows only 64k for .percpu section.
> Fix this by allocating this array dynamically and keep only pointer to it 
> percpu.

If the structure can be dynamically allocated at all, just using
percpu_alloc() to allocate the whole thing should solve it with the
correct numa locality.


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