[CentOS-devel] NumaChip kernel config option

Wed Aug 13 13:15:12 UTC 2014
Daniel J Blueman <daniel at numascale.com>

On 08/13/2014 08:52 PM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 5:43 AM, Daniel J Blueman <daniel at numascale.com> wrote:
>> On 08/13/2014 07:54 PM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>> On 08/13/2014 04:41 AM, Daniel J Blueman wrote:
>>>> On 13/08/2014 03:40, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>>>> On 08/12/2014 04:19 AM, Daniel J Blueman wrote:
>>>>>> Since CentOS is heavily used on Numascale systems, it would be a great
>>>>>> enabler to have CONFIG_NUMACHIP enabled in CentOS kernels.
>>>>>> It has been enabled for some time in Ubuntu server kernels.
>>>>>> What else is needed to request this?
>>>>>> Many thanks,
>>>>>>       Daniel
>>>>> This can not happen on the main CentOS distro kernels unless that option
>>>>> is on in RHEL as we rebuild our kernel to have the same options as that
>>>>> kernel.
>>>>> However, we have a CentOS Plus kernel where optional things are turned on.
>>>> Indeed, I meant CONFIG_X86_NUMACHIP. I'll see what can be done upstream
>>>> with RHEL7.x or so in the medium term.
>>> sure, but in the mean time - is the pluskernel an option ? I dont think
>>> that got ruled out..
>> That would certainly help. Let me know if a Bugzilla entry or otherwise
>> is needed to request it.
> Please file a request at http://bugs.centos.org. I'll take it from there.

Done; http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=7498

Many thanks Akemi! I appreciate your help.

Daniel J Blueman
Principal Software Engineer, Numascale