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    SubjectRe: SMP/cc Cluster description
    On Wed, 5 Dec 2001, Davide Libenzi wrote:
    > On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Rusty Russell wrote:
    >
    > > I'd love to say that I can solve this with RCU, but it's vastly non-trivial
    > > and I haven't got code, so I'm not going to say that. 8)
    >
    > Lockless algos could help if we're able to have "good" quiescent point
    > inside the kernel. Or better have a good quiescent infrastructure to
    > have lockless code to plug in.

    Machines get dragged down by _uncontended_ locks, simply
    due to cache line ping-pong effects.

    regards,

    Rik
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