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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Memory affinity
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-28 15:18:32

On Feb 28, 2011, at 2:02 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:

>> That would seem to imply that I should always hwloc_set_area_membind() if I want it to persist beyond any potential future swapping.
> I guess that could be right, but it definitely deserves testing before
> trusting potentially-outdated documentation :)

Brice - did you see anything about this when reading the kernel code?

> I don't remember such kind of document details for other OSes, in any case.

Are you saying that other OS's don't promise anything about whether memory binding / policy is remembered for swapped-out pages?

Jeff Squyres
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