[PATCH] arm64: spinlock: serialise spin_unlock_wait against concurrent lockers

Paul E. McKenney paulmck at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Dec 4 08:13:55 PST 2015

On Fri, Dec 04, 2015 at 10:36:26AM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 03, 2015 at 09:22:07AM -0800, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > On the added MBs,
> > the only alternative I have been able to come up with has even more MBs,
> > as in on every lock acquisition.  If I am missing something, please do
> > not keep it a secret!
> You're right. And I suppose mpe is still on the fence wrt switching PPC
> over to RCsc lock order.. which would be all those extra MBs you talk
> about.

Yes, I would like to avoid forcing that choice on him.

							Thanx, Paul

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