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SubjectRe: [PATCH 06/13] x86/ticketlock: add slowpath logic
On Thu, Sep 1, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Jeremy Fitzhardinge <> wrote:
> From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <>
> Maintain a flag in both LSBs of the ticket lock which indicates whether
> anyone is in the lock slowpath and may need kicking when the current
> holder unlocks.  The flags are set when the first locker enters
> the slowpath, and cleared when unlocking to an empty queue.

Are there actually two flags maintained? I only see the one in the
ticket tail getting set/cleared/tested.
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