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Date:   Thu, 23 Nov 2017 23:52:45 +1100
From:   Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>
To:     Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@...cle.com>,
        steven.sistare@...cle.com, daniel.m.jordan@...cle.com,
        benh@...nel.crashing.org, paulus@...ba.org,
        akpm@...ux-foundation.org, kirill.shutemov@...ux.intel.com,
        arbab@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, schwidefsky@...ibm.com,
        heiko.carstens@...ibm.com, x86@...nel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, tglx@...utronix.de,
        linuxppc-dev@...ts.ozlabs.org, mhocko@...e.com, linux-mm@...ck.org,
        linux-s390@...r.kernel.org, mgorman@...hsingularity.net
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] mm: relax deferred struct page requirements

Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@...cle.com> writes:

> There is no need to have ARCH_SUPPORTS_DEFERRED_STRUCT_PAGE_INIT,
> as all the page initialization code is in common code.
>
> Also, there is no need to depend on MEMORY_HOTPLUG, as initialization code
> does not really use hotplug memory functionality. So, we can remove this
> requirement as well.
>
> This patch allows to use deferred struct page initialization on all
> platforms with memblock allocator.
>
> Tested on x86, arm64, and sparc. Also, verified that code compiles on
> PPC with CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG disabled.
>
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Tatashin <pasha.tatashin@...cle.com>
> ---
>  arch/powerpc/Kconfig | 1 -
>  arch/s390/Kconfig    | 1 -
>  arch/x86/Kconfig     | 1 -
>  mm/Kconfig           | 7 +------
>  4 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
> index cb782ac1c35d..1540348691c9 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/Kconfig
> @@ -148,7 +148,6 @@ config PPC
>  	select ARCH_MIGHT_HAVE_PC_PARPORT
>  	select ARCH_MIGHT_HAVE_PC_SERIO
>  	select ARCH_SUPPORTS_ATOMIC_RMW
> -	select ARCH_SUPPORTS_DEFERRED_STRUCT_PAGE_INIT

Acked-by: Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>

cheers

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