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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-02-28 10:13:16 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-02-28 10:13:16 -0800
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Merge branch 'core-rcu-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip
* 'core-rcu-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip: (44 commits) rcu: Fix accelerated GPs for last non-dynticked CPU rcu: Make non-RCU_PROVE_LOCKING rcu_read_lock_sched_held() understand boot rcu: Fix accelerated grace periods for last non-dynticked CPU rcu: Export rcu_scheduler_active rcu: Make rcu_read_lock_sched_held() take boot time into account rcu: Make lockdep_rcu_dereference() message less alarmist sched, cgroups: Fix module export rcu: Add RCU_CPU_STALL_VERBOSE to dump detailed per-task information rcu: Fix rcutorture mod_timer argument to delay one jiffy rcu: Fix deadlock in TREE_PREEMPT_RCU CPU stall detection rcu: Convert to raw_spinlocks rcu: Stop overflowing signed integers rcu: Use canonical URL for Mathieu's dissertation rcu: Accelerate grace period if last non-dynticked CPU rcu: Fix citation of Mathieu's dissertation rcu: Documentation update for CONFIG_PROVE_RCU security: Apply lockdep-based checking to rcu_dereference() uses idr: Apply lockdep-based diagnostics to rcu_dereference() uses radix-tree: Disable RCU lockdep checking in radix tree vfs: Abstract rcu_dereference_check for files-fdtable use ...
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@@ -396,6 +396,22 @@ config RCU_FANOUT_EXACT
Say N if unsure.
+config RCU_FAST_NO_HZ
+ bool "Accelerate last non-dyntick-idle CPU's grace periods"
+ depends on TREE_RCU && NO_HZ && SMP
+ default n
+ help
+ This option causes RCU to attempt to accelerate grace periods
+ in order to allow the final CPU to enter dynticks-idle state
+ more quickly. On the other hand, this option increases the
+ overhead of the dynticks-idle checking, particularly on systems
+ with large numbers of CPUs.
+
+ Say Y if energy efficiency is critically important, particularly
+ if you have relatively few CPUs.
+
+ Say N if you are unsure.
+
config TREE_RCU_TRACE
def_bool RCU_TRACE && ( TREE_RCU || TREE_PREEMPT_RCU )
select DEBUG_FS