Re: [PATCH] - kernel profiler & spinlock_contention

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-11-27 06:15:01
>>>>> On Wed, 26 Nov 2003 13:02:30 -0600, Jack Steiner <> said:

  Jack> However, if your new tools allows me to determine the caller
  Jack> of spinlock_contention (I'm guessing that it does), that is
  Jack> even better!!

Absolutely.  Best of all, it requires absolutely no kernel modes.
All it requires is a recent 2.6 kernel and an Itanium 2 CPU
(sorry, Merced is out for this feature).

  Jack> If a prerelease version of the tools is available, I'll be
  Jack> happy to try it on our system

I'll see what I can do.

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Received on Wed Nov 26 14:17:57 2003

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