Re: remove cpu hotplug bustification in cpufreq.

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Sun Jul 23 2006 - 00:14:47 EST

On Sat, 2006-07-22 at 18:15 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, 22 Jul 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:
> >
> > It was just wrong in conception. We should not and probably cannot fix it.
> > Let's just delete it all, then implement version 2.
> Well, I just got Ashok's trial patches which turns the thing into a rwsem
> as I outlined earlier.

with rwsems being 100% fair... how is that going to make a difference?
Other than just making the deadlock harder to trigger because the writer
needs to come in just at the right time...
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