One last (there's no time for another) Hotspot approval request for b59
mr at sun.com
Tue May 12 15:04:45 PDT 2009
> Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 17:58:14 -0400
> From: paul.hohensee at sun.com
> 6840196 NUMA allocator: crash in fastdebug during startup on Linux
> Turns out we don't actually test UseNUMA running on a NUMA-enabled
> Linux, so we've just discovered and fixed a problem loading the NUMA
> library. Without it, UseNUMA won't work on the latest Linuxen. A
> simple change such that if it doesn't work then we haven't made
> anything worse than it already is.
> SQE has given us a PIT waiver for it.
I'll approve this, but on the condition that someone actually test it on
a NUMA-enabled Linux box before pushing the change.
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