Re: page fault fastpath: Increasing SMP scalability by introducing pte locks?

From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh_at_kernel.crashing.org>
Date: 2004-08-17 18:01:39
> Is this the _PAGE_BUSY bit? The pte update routines on PPC64 seem to spin
> on that bit when it is set waiting for the hash value update to complete.
> Looks very specific to the PPC64 architecture.

Yes, it is, I was thinking it's use could be extended tho

Ben.


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Received on Tue Aug 17 04:12:41 2004

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