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Date:	Thu, 12 Nov 2009 08:47:11 +0100
From:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@....ntt.co.jp>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, chrisw@...s-sol.org,
	wmw2@...radead.org, joerg.roedel@....com, muli@...ibm.com,
	hannes@...xchg.org, tj@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -v2 6/9] bootmem: add free_bootmem_late


* Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:46:17 +0900
> FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@....ntt.co.jp> wrote:
> 
> > Add a new function for freeing bootmem after the bootmem allocator has
> > been released and the unreserved pages given to the page allocator.
> > This allows us to reserve bootmem and then release it if we later
> > discover it was not needed.
> 
> OK, but the new function has no callers and curious people will be
> wondering what happened to patches 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9!

They were posted to lkml alongside patch 6 - see this thread on lkml:

 [PATCH v2 0/9] x86: handle HW IOMMU initialization failure gracefully

	Ingo
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