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    On Friday, August 20, 2004 11:57 am, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
    > If I am not too confused, you need #4 and #5 out of Manfred's set of
    > five RCU_HUGE patchset. They are at:
    >
    > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=108546358123902&w=2
    > http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=108546384711797&w=2
    >
    > A little work will be required to get them to apply. For example, in
    > the first patch, instead of:
    >
    > spin_lock(&rcu_state.mutex);
    >
    > one would say:
    >
    > spin_lock(&rsp->lock);
    >
    > due to the addition of the _bh() primitives. The "rcu_ctrlblk."
    > and "rcu_state." have been replaced by pointers in order to handle
    > multiple different types of grace periods:
    >
    > o Traditional grace periods based on context switch, executing
    > in user mode, or running the idle loop.
    >
    > o New-age low-latency grace periods based on running with
    > interrupts enabled.

    Looks like a bit more context has changed. Manfred, care to respin against
    -mm3 so I can test?

    Thanks,
    Jesse
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