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    SubjectRe: [rfc] "fair" rw spinlocks
    David Miller <> writes:
    > I think nobody would notice if you changed tasklist_lock into
    > a spinlock_t, and this would solve the DoS because at least on
    > x86 you'd end up with the ticket spinlocks.

    iirc tasklist_lock was one of them who could be potentially nested.

    So just turning it into a spinlock might deadlock.


    -- -- Speaking for myself only.

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