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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] sched: fix static keys race in sched_feat
On Fri, 2013-06-28 at 22:30 +0000, wrote:
> As pointed out by Andi Kleen, thue usage of static keys can be racy in


> sched_feat_disable vs. sched_feat_enable(). Currently, we first check the
> value of keys->enabled, and subsequently update the branch direction. This,
> can be racy and can potentially leave the keys in an inconsistent state.
> Fix the race by using static_key_slow_set_true()/false(), which does the the
> check and set using the jump_label_mutex.
> Signed-off-by: Jason Baron <>

-- Steve

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