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Thursday, May 22 • 10:30am - 11:20am
The Memory Hotplug Framework and its Updates - Yanfei Zhang, Fujitsu

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Finally, boot-time handling for movable node functionality has been merged into
the Linux kernel. So currently, Linux kernel has a fairly integrated memory hotplug
solution. This talk will first introduce the memory hotplug framework to the audience,
including how memory hotplug works based on ACPI, the basic memory device
infrastructure support, the "physical" and logical phases of memory hot-add and
hot-remove operation and the concept of movable node. Besides, This talk will also
introduce some of features or fixes that are newly updated since last April, including
the auto-offline feature in hot-remove operation, the support for migrating aio ring
pages, boot-time handling for movable node support and so on.

Speakers
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Yanfei Zhang

Fujitsu
Zhang Yanfei has been working for Fujitsu for almost 4 years. And he has been focusing on Linux for over 7 years from his college time. He worked on multiple Linux areas, for both userspace tools and the kernel, like Ftrace, Crash, Virsh dump, Kdump/Kexec, MM and Memory hotplug. And now, he is still an active contributor to the Linux kernel community and often participates in the discussion in the LKML.


Thursday May 22, 2014 10:30am - 11:20am
Soleil

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