Re: [PATCH v10 6/6] x86/split_lock: Enable split lock detection by kernel parameter

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Fri Nov 22 2019 - 15:24:04 EST

On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 06:02:04PM +0000, Luck, Tony wrote:
> > it requires we get the kernel and firmware clean, but only warns about
> > dodgy userspace, which I really don't think there is much of.
> >
> > getting the kernel clean should be pretty simple.
> Fenghua has a half dozen additional patches (I think they were
> all posted in previous iterations of the patch) that were found by
> code inspection, rather than by actually hitting them.

I thought we merged at least some of that, but maybe my recollection is

> Those should go in ahead of this.

Yes, we should make the kernel as clean as possible before doing this.