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Date:   Wed, 9 Jan 2019 11:57:54 +0100
From:   Michal Hocko <>
To:     Arun KS <>
Cc:     Alexander Duyck <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7] mm/page_alloc.c: memory_hotplug: free pages as higher

On Wed 09-01-19 16:12:48, Arun KS wrote:
> It will be called once per online of a section and the arg value is always
> set to 0 while entering online_pages_range.

You rare right that this will be the case in the most simple scenario.
But the point is that the callback can be called several times from
walk_system_ram_range and then your current code wouldn't work properly.
Michal Hocko

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