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authorKOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com>2010-03-23 13:35:33 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-03-24 16:31:21 -0700
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parent926f2ae04f183098cf9a30521776fb2759c8afeb (diff)
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doc: add the documentation for mpol=local
commit 3f226aa1c (mempolicy: support mpol=local tmpfs mount option) added new mpol=local mount option. but it didn't add a documentation. This patch does it. Signed-off-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> Cc: Ravikiran Thirumalai <kiran@scalex86.org> Cc: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Mel Gorman <mel@csn.ul.ie> Acked-by: Lee Schermerhorn <lee.schermerhorn@hp.com> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@tiscali.co.uk> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt
index 3015da0c6b2a..fe09a2cb1858 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/tmpfs.txt
@@ -82,11 +82,13 @@ tmpfs has a mount option to set the NUMA memory allocation policy for
all files in that instance (if CONFIG_NUMA is enabled) - which can be
adjusted on the fly via 'mount -o remount ...'
-mpol=default prefers to allocate memory from the local node
+mpol=default use the process allocation policy
+ (see set_mempolicy(2))
mpol=prefer:Node prefers to allocate memory from the given Node
mpol=bind:NodeList allocates memory only from nodes in NodeList
mpol=interleave prefers to allocate from each node in turn
mpol=interleave:NodeList allocates from each node of NodeList in turn
+mpol=local prefers to allocate memory from the local node
NodeList format is a comma-separated list of decimal numbers and ranges,
a range being two hyphen-separated decimal numbers, the smallest and
@@ -134,3 +136,5 @@ Author:
Christoph Rohland <cr@sap.com>, 1.12.01
Updated:
Hugh Dickins, 4 June 2007
+Updated:
+ KOSAKI Motohiro, 16 Mar 2010