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[v3,2/9] arc: update comment about HIGHMEM implementation

Message ID 20210608091316.3622-3-rppt@kernel.org (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series Remove DISCONTIGMEM memory model | expand

Commit Message

Mike Rapoport June 8, 2021, 9:13 a.m. UTC
From: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>

Arc does not use DISCONTIGMEM to implement high memory, update the comment
describing how high memory works to reflect this.

Signed-off-by: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
Acked-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com>
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 arch/arc/mm/init.c | 13 +++++--------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)
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diff --git a/arch/arc/mm/init.c b/arch/arc/mm/init.c
index e2ed355438c9..397a201adfe3 100644
--- a/arch/arc/mm/init.c
+++ b/arch/arc/mm/init.c
@@ -139,16 +139,13 @@  void __init setup_arch_memory(void)
 
 #ifdef CONFIG_HIGHMEM
 	/*
-	 * Populate a new node with highmem
-	 *
 	 * On ARC (w/o PAE) HIGHMEM addresses are actually smaller (0 based)
-	 * than addresses in normal ala low memory (0x8000_0000 based).
+	 * than addresses in normal aka low memory (0x8000_0000 based).
 	 * Even with PAE, the huge peripheral space hole would waste a lot of
-	 * mem with single mem_map[]. This warrants a mem_map per region design.
-	 * Thus HIGHMEM on ARC is imlemented with DISCONTIGMEM.
-	 *
-	 * DISCONTIGMEM in turns requires multiple nodes. node 0 above is
-	 * populated with normal memory zone while node 1 only has highmem
+	 * mem with single contiguous mem_map[].
+	 * Thus when HIGHMEM on ARC is enabled the memory map corresponding
+	 * to the hole is freed and ARC specific version of pfn_valid()
+	 * handles the hole in the memory map.
 	 */
 #ifdef CONFIG_DISCONTIGMEM
 	node_set_online(1);