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Re: [Xen-devel][PATCH]pcpu tuples [was Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.4.1 NUMA s

To: "Andre Przywara" <andre.przywara@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel][PATCH]pcpu tuples [was Re: [Xen-devel] Xen 3.4.1 NUMA support]
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Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 09:33:24 +0000
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>>> Andre Przywara <andre.przywara@xxxxxxx> 19.11.09 10:05 >>>
>Without having looked further at the patch: There will be problems with 
>that notation. The assumption that one node consist of at least one 
>socket is no longer true with AMD's upcoming Magny-Cours processors, 
>which features _two_ nodes in one socket.

Hmm, the term "node" doesn't seem right here: How would you call the
aggregation of several sockets to a unit, several of which could form a
bigger system (which is what so far is being called "node" afaict)?


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