Re: 2.4.10pre7aa1

Andrea Arcangeli (
Tue, 11 Sep 2001 13:12:38 +0200

On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 03:09:46PM +0530, Maneesh Soni wrote:
> In article <20010910200344.C714@athlon.random> you wrote:
> > Long term of course, but with my further changes before the inclusion
> > the plain current patches shouldn't apply any longer, I'd like if the
> > developers of the current rcu fd patches could check my changes and
> > adapt them (if they agree with my changes of course ;).
> Hello Andrea,
> I have noted your changes and I am modifying the FD patch accordingly. In fact
> in the first version of FD patch I have used the rc_callback() interface which
> equivalent to call_rcu().

many thanks. At the moment my biggest concern is about the need of
call_rcu not to be starved by RT threads (keventd can be starved so then
it won't matter if krcud is RT because we won't start using it). But I
don't have concerns about the API so those issues will be transparent to
the FD patch.

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