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Date:	Tue, 20 Oct 2009 15:14:08 +0900
From:	Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>
To:	Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
CC:	Jeff Mahoney <jeffm@...e.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
	Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>, linux-ia64@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Commit 34d76c41 causes linker errors on ia64 with NR_CPUS=4096

Tejun Heo wrote:
> Jiri Kosina wrote:
>> So how about something along the lines below? (completely untested as 
>> well)
>>
>> From: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@...e.cz>
>> 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.
> 
> Looks good to me from percpu POV.

Oh... one thing.  If you're doing dynamic allocation you can use
nr_cpu_ids instead of NR_CPUS.

-- 
tejun
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