Re: [PATCH v1 11/11] locks: give the blocked_hash its own spinlock

From: Jeff Layton
Date: Tue Jun 04 2013 - 10:58:05 EST

On Tue, 4 Jun 2013 07:46:40 -0700
Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Having RCU for modification mostly workloads never is a good idea, so
> I don't think it makes sense to mention it here.
> If you care about the overhead it's worth trying to use per-cpu lists,
> though.

Yeah, I looked at those too in an earlier set and it did help some.
Moving to a hashtable for the blocked_list really seemed to help the
most there, but percpu lists with lglocks or something might help a lot
on the file_lock_list.

Jeff Layton <jlayton@xxxxxxxxxx>
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