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Date:   Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:20:02 +0100
From:   Alexander Sverdlin <alexander.sverdlin@...ia.com>
To:     Serge Semin <fancer.lancer@...il.com>, <ralf@...ux-mips.org>,
        <paul.burton@...tec.com>, <rabinv@...s.com>,
        <matt.redfearn@...tec.com>, <james.hogan@...tec.com>,
        <marcin.nowakowski@...tec.com>, <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        <kumba@...too.org>
CC:     <Sergey.Semin@...latforms.ru>, <linux-mips@...ux-mips.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] MIPS memblock: Remove bootmem code and switch to NO_BOOTMEM

Hello Serge,

On 19/12/17 21:14, Serge Semin wrote:
> Almost a year ago I sent a patchset to the Linux MIPS community. The main target of the patchset
> was to get rid from the old bootmem allocator usage at the MIPS architecture. Additionally I had
> a problem with CMA usage on my MIPS machine due to some struct page-related issue. Moving to the
> memblock allocator fixed the problem and gave us benefits like smaller memory consumption,
> powerful memblock API to be used within the arch code.

[...]

> @alexander.sverdlin@...ia.com. Do you still possess the Octeon MIPS64 platform to test the patchset?

yes, I'd like to test such a serious change on Octeon2. Please include me in the distribution list.

-- 
Best regards,
Alexander Sverdlin.

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