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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] Introduce mutex_lock_timeout
On Thu, 09 Nov 2006, Matthew Wilcox wrote:

> We have a couple of places in the tree that really could do with a
> down_timeout() function. I noticed it in qla2xxx and ACPI, but maybe
> there are others that don't have the courtesy of putting "I wish we had
> a down_timeout" comment beside their implementation.

I'm testing this with qla2xxx... btw: there's a minor cut-n-paste
error in the x86_64 variant where you forgot a ',' (comma).

> diff --git a/include/asm-x86_64/mutex.h b/include/asm-x86_64/mutex.h
> index 16396b1..18668fa 100644
> --- a/include/asm-x86_64/mutex.h
> +++ b/include/asm-x86_64/mutex.h
> @@ -46,11 +46,11 @@ do { \
> * or anything the slow path function returns
> */
> static inline int
> -__mutex_fastpath_lock_retval(atomic_t *count,
> - int fastcall (*fail_fn)(atomic_t *))
> +__mutex_fastpath_lock_retval(atomic_t *count, long jiffies
> + int fastcall (*fail_fn)(atomic_t *, long))

should be:

+__mutex_fastpath_lock_retval(atomic_t *count, long jiffies,
+ int fastcall (*fail_fn)(atomic_t *, long))
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