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SubjectRe: [PATCH][5/8] Arch agnostic completely out of line locks / ppc64
* William Lee Irwin III <wli@holomorphy.com> wrote:
>> Well, there are patches that do this along with other more useful
>> things in the works (my spin on this is en route shortly, sorry the
>> response was delayed due to a power failure).

On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 09:40:34AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> i already sent the full solution that primarily solves the SMP &&
> PREEMPT latency problems but also solves the section issue, two days
> ago:
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/9/8/97

When I noticed there was work to do along the lines of creating
read_trylock() primitives I dropped the ->break_lock -less variant I
had brewed up and directed Linus to your patch.


-- wli
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