[lkml]   [2007]   [Mar]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: [rfc][patch] queued spinlocks (i386)

    * Nikita Danilov <> wrote:

    > Indeed, this technique is very well known. E.g.,
    > has a whole
    > section (3. Local-spin Algorithms) on them, citing papers from the
    > 1990 onward.

    that is a cool reference! So i'd suggest to do (redo?) the patch based
    on those concepts and that terminology and not use 'queued spinlocks'
    that are commonly associated with MS's stuff. And as a result the
    contended case would be optimized some more via local-spin algorithms.
    (which is not a key thing for us, but which would be nice to have

    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2007-03-24 18:33    [W:0.021 / U:4.824 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site