RFR(M): 8171181: Supporting heap allocation on alternative memory devices

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Fri Mar 3 09:21:04 UTC 2017

On 03/03/17 03:32, Kharbas, Kishor wrote:

> The JEP is not DAX specific, but the implementation is.
> Do you have any ideas on how we can check whether NUMA is supported
> by the underlying filesystem?

What are the consequences if it isn't?  All that this patch does (as
far as I can see) is allow the heap to be allocated in a file in a
named directory.  So, will there be failures if the system does
support NUMA but the DAX filesystem doesn't?


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