Re: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 0/13] Torture-test updates for 4.2
Date: Tue May 12 2015 - 21:07:47 EST
On Tue, May 12, 2015 at 03:57:53PM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> This series contains torture-test updates:
> 1. Use correct locking primitive, thus avoiding deadlock, courtesy
> of Alexey Kodanev.
> 2. Exchange TREE03 and TREE04 geometries in order to improve bug-location
> 3. Exchange TREE03 and TREE08 NR_CPUS, speed up CPU hotplug to further
> improve bug-location rates.
> 4. Allow negative values of nreaders to in order to oversubscribe
> the CPUs, again to improve bug-location rates.
> 5. Change longdelay_us to longdelay_ms in order to better reflect
> reality. (Not that gcc cares, but people reading the code just
> 6. Replace open-coded memory barriers with the shiny new
> smp_store_release() and smp_load_acquire() primitives.
> 7. Test SRCU cleanup code path in order to improve test coverage.
> 8. Avoid explicitly setting CONFIG_TASKS_RCU, given that it is
> now set implicitly based on other configuration options.
> 9. Update configuration fragments from CONFIG_RCU_FANOUT_EXACT to
> the new rcutree.rcu_fanout_exact= boot parameter.
> 10. Make rcutorture scripts force RCU_EXPERT so that they can still
> build the needed kernel configurations.
> 11. Update TREE_RCU-kconfig.txt to describe new kernel-parameter
> 12. Make torture scripts display "make oldconfig" errors
> 13. Allow repetition factors in Kconfig-fragment lists. Because
> typing 48 repetitions of "TINY02" is getting old.
I replied to patches 4 and 11 with feedback. For the rest:
Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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