Re: [PATCH] 2.5.21 Nonlinear CPU support

From: Robert Love (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 13:01:40 EST

On Tue, 2002-06-11 at 12:29, Denis Vlasenko wrote:

> I'm sorry it sounds like NTFS code needs rework, not Rusty's patch.
> Feel free to enlighten me why I am wrong.

Uh no. We have both static (NR_CPUS) and dynamic (smp_num_cpus) code in
the kernel... both are legit for different purposes.

This patch takes Anton's code and swaps a kmalloc based on smp_num_cpus
to NR_CPUS. I.e., on my 2-way machine I use 16x more memory.

        Robert Love

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