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authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2008-12-31 08:14:29 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2008-12-31 08:14:29 +0100
commit5fdf7e5975a0b0f6a0370655612c5dca3fd6311b (patch)
tree639c536e818c6ace974aa285ba94576df0353b01 /init/Kconfig
parent7a51cffbd10886c0557677dd916c090097c691ef (diff)
parent6a94cb73064c952255336cc57731904174b2c58f (diff)
Merge branch 'linus' into tracing/kmemtrace
Conflicts: mm/slub.c
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@@ -936,10 +936,90 @@ source "block/Kconfig"
+ prompt "RCU Implementation"
+ default CLASSIC_RCU
- def_bool !PREEMPT_RCU
+ bool "Classic RCU"
This option selects the classic RCU implementation that is
designed for best read-side performance on non-realtime
- systems. Classic RCU is the default. Note that the
- PREEMPT_RCU symbol is used to select/deselect this option.
+ systems.
+ Select this option if you are unsure.
+config TREE_RCU
+ bool "Tree-based hierarchical RCU"
+ help
+ This option selects the RCU implementation that is
+ designed for very large SMP system with hundreds or
+ thousands of CPUs.
+ bool "Preemptible RCU"
+ depends on PREEMPT
+ help
+ This option reduces the latency of the kernel by making certain
+ RCU sections preemptible. Normally RCU code is non-preemptible, if
+ this option is selected then read-only RCU sections become
+ preemptible. This helps latency, but may expose bugs due to
+ now-naive assumptions about each RCU read-side critical section
+ remaining on a given CPU through its execution.
+config RCU_TRACE
+ bool "Enable tracing for RCU"
+ depends on TREE_RCU || PREEMPT_RCU
+ help
+ This option provides tracing in RCU which presents stats
+ in debugfs for debugging RCU implementation.
+ Say Y here if you want to enable RCU tracing
+ Say N if you are unsure.
+config RCU_FANOUT
+ int "Tree-based hierarchical RCU fanout value"
+ range 2 64 if 64BIT
+ range 2 32 if !64BIT
+ depends on TREE_RCU
+ default 64 if 64BIT
+ default 32 if !64BIT
+ help
+ This option controls the fanout of hierarchical implementations
+ of RCU, allowing RCU to work efficiently on machines with
+ large numbers of CPUs. This value must be at least the cube
+ root of NR_CPUS, which allows NR_CPUS up to 32,768 for 32-bit
+ systems and up to 262,144 for 64-bit systems.
+ Select a specific number if testing RCU itself.
+ Take the default if unsure.
+ bool "Disable tree-based hierarchical RCU auto-balancing"
+ depends on TREE_RCU
+ default n
+ help
+ This option forces use of the exact RCU_FANOUT value specified,
+ regardless of imbalances in the hierarchy. This is useful for
+ testing RCU itself, and might one day be useful on systems with
+ strong NUMA behavior.
+ Without RCU_FANOUT_EXACT, the code will balance the hierarchy.
+ Say N if unsure.
+ def_bool RCU_TRACE && TREE_RCU
+ select DEBUG_FS
+ help
+ This option provides tracing for the TREE_RCU implementation,
+ permitting Makefile to trivially select kernel/rcutree_trace.c.
+ select DEBUG_FS
+ help
+ This option provides tracing for the PREEMPT_RCU implementation,
+ permitting Makefile to trivially select kernel/rcupreempt_trace.c.