Re: [PATCH] break_lock forever broken

From: Nick Piggin
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 06:04:31 EST

Ingo Molnar wrote:
* Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

as I said, since the cacheline just got dirtied, the write is just
half a cycle which is so much in the noise that it really doesn't

ok - the patch below is a small modification of Hugh's so that we clear
->break_lock unconditionally. Since this code is not inlined it ought to
have minimal icache impact too.

Fine by me.

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