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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/20] x86: ticket lock rewrite and paravirtualization
    On Mon, 2010-11-15 at 13:02 -0800, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
    > As a heuristic, it shouldn't be too bad performancewise, since
    > (handwaving) if ticketholder N has entered the slowpath, then its likely
    > that N+1 will as well.

    Yes, esp. if the whole slow unlock path takes more cycles than you spin
    for to begin with.

    I think this approach is definitely worth trying.

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