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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/6] sched: make double-lock-balance fair
On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 01:07:04PM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-08-27 at 12:56 +0200, Nick Piggin wrote:
>
> > BTW. I wonder about other architectures that are of interest to -rt? Like
> > mips or arm perhaps... Any plans to implement ticket locks on those, or
> > do they not tend to be used in SMP configurations on -rt yte?
>
> I think both are starting to show more and more SMP machines, so yes,
> eventually we'll want ticket locks for them too.
>
> That said, I'm not aware of anyone working on it - I suppose we could
> poke the regular arch maintainers.. Ralf, Russell ?

I've no idea; SMP on ARM as far as I've been involved has been silent
for well over a year with very little visible interest from anyone.
That's situation normal for things that "just work" though.

--
Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
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