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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH v1 3/5] KVM: Add paravirt kvm_flush_tlb_others
On 05/01/2012 05:59 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-05-01 at 15:12 +0300, Avi Kivity wrote:
> > local_irq_save() is a stronger version or rcu_read_lock()
>
> Not so, local_irq_save() doesn't at all stop regular RCU grace periods,
> things like preemptible rcu can be driven from rcu_read_unlock().
>
> Note that this is the reason call_rcu_sched() exists and is used in this
> case.

Ah, thanks for the correction. I'll read some more about the _sched
variants.

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error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function



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