Re: [PATCH 1/2] Use faster check for modules in backtrace on 64bit

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Tue Sep 30 2014 - 16:10:08 EST

> > Also I investigated it now, but we don't have RCU support for rbtrees.
> > So it would need some kind of locking for the reader, which is a show
> > stopper.
> Nah, we can trivially do that with a seqlock. Not read side locking
> required in the normal case.

I'm not convinced. It wouldn't surprise me if it was possible
to generate endless cycles with rcu freed memory on some rebalancing
operation. If you think I'm wrong please show working code.

Also please explain clearly for the module maintainers and me
what the problem with my original simple trivially show
to be correct solution is.


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