[PATCH 2/9] arc: update comment about HIGHMEM implementation
david at redhat.com
Wed Jun 9 03:52:11 PDT 2021
On 02.06.21 12:53, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> From: Mike Rapoport <rppt at linux.ibm.com>
> Arc does not use DISCONTIGMEM to implement high memory, update the comment
> describing how high memory works to reflect this.
> Signed-off-by: Mike Rapoport <rppt at linux.ibm.com>
> arch/arc/mm/init.c | 13 +++++--------
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/arch/arc/mm/init.c b/arch/arc/mm/init.c
> index e2ed355438c9..397a201adfe3 100644
> --- a/arch/arc/mm/init.c
> +++ b/arch/arc/mm/init.c
> @@ -139,16 +139,13 @@ void __init setup_arch_memory(void)
> #ifdef CONFIG_HIGHMEM
> - * Populate a new node with highmem
> - *
> * On ARC (w/o PAE) HIGHMEM addresses are actually smaller (0 based)
> - * than addresses in normal ala low memory (0x8000_0000 based).
> + * than addresses in normal aka low memory (0x8000_0000 based).
> * Even with PAE, the huge peripheral space hole would waste a lot of
> - * mem with single mem_map. This warrants a mem_map per region design.
> - * Thus HIGHMEM on ARC is imlemented with DISCONTIGMEM.
> - *
> - * DISCONTIGMEM in turns requires multiple nodes. node 0 above is
> - * populated with normal memory zone while node 1 only has highmem
> + * mem with single contiguous mem_map.
> + * Thus when HIGHMEM on ARC is enabled the memory map corresponding
> + * to the hole is freed and ARC specific version of pfn_valid()
> + * handles the hole in the memory map.
> #ifdef CONFIG_DISCONTIGMEM
Reviewed-by: David Hildenbrand <david at redhat.com>
David / dhildenb
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