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Re: [Xen-devel] [RFC PATCH v3 01/24] NUMA: Make number of NUMA nodes configurable

>>> Wei Liu <wei.liu2@xxxxxxxxxx> 07/18/17 5:30 PM >>>
>On Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 05:11:23PM +0530, vijay.kilari@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> --- a/xen/arch/Kconfig
>> +++ b/xen/arch/Kconfig
>> @@ -6,3 +6,10 @@ config NR_CPUS
>>      default "128" if ARM
>>      ---help---
>>        Specifies the maximum number of physical CPUs which Xen will support.
>> +
>> +config NR_NODES
>> +    int "Maximum number of NUMA nodes"
>> +    default "64" if X86
>> +    default "8" if ARM
>> +    ---help---
>> +      Specifies the maximum number of NUMA nodes which Xen will support.
>Since this can now be specified by user but the definition of
>NUMA_NO_NODE is  not changed, I think you need to sanitise the value
>provided somewhere.
>Maybe introduce a build time check? There are some examples in tree. See

I think the option above should obtain a "range" line, at once excluding non-
positive values. A BUILD_BUG_ON() would then still be desirable, though.


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