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authorAntti P Miettinen <ananaza@iki.fi>2012-10-05 09:59:15 +0300
committerPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>2012-10-23 14:54:08 -0700
commit3705b88db0d7cc4a097c32d9e554054103d3f807 (patch)
treef3baf8c94363506964c9f944496267f74cdee47c /kernel/ksysfs.c
parentba49df4767d4fa5bbd2af3a51709fb81f94264ec (diff)
downloadlinux-sh-3705b88db0d7cc4a097c32d9e554054103d3f807.tar.gz
rcu: Add a module parameter to force use of expedited RCU primitives
There have been some embedded applications that would benefit from use of expedited grace-period primitives. In some ways, this is similar to synchronize_net() doing either a normal or an expedited grace period depending on lock state, but with control outside of the kernel. This commit therefore adds rcu_expedited boot and sysfs parameters that cause the kernel to substitute expedited primitives for the normal grace-period primitives. [ paulmck: Add trace/event/rcu.h to kernel/srcu.c to avoid build error. Get rid of infinite loop through contention path.] Signed-off-by: Antti P Miettinen <amiettinen@nvidia.com> Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/ksysfs.c')
-rw-r--r--kernel/ksysfs.c18
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/ksysfs.c b/kernel/ksysfs.c
index 4e316e1acf58..8715a798aa7c 100644
--- a/kernel/ksysfs.c
+++ b/kernel/ksysfs.c
@@ -141,6 +141,23 @@ static ssize_t fscaps_show(struct kobject *kobj,
}
KERNEL_ATTR_RO(fscaps);
+int rcu_expedited;
+static ssize_t rcu_expedited_show(struct kobject *kobj,
+ struct kobj_attribute *attr, char *buf)
+{
+ return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", rcu_expedited);
+}
+static ssize_t rcu_expedited_store(struct kobject *kobj,
+ struct kobj_attribute *attr,
+ const char *buf, size_t count)
+{
+ if (kstrtoint(buf, 0, &rcu_expedited))
+ return -EINVAL;
+
+ return count;
+}
+KERNEL_ATTR_RW(rcu_expedited);
+
/*
* Make /sys/kernel/notes give the raw contents of our kernel .notes section.
*/
@@ -182,6 +199,7 @@ static struct attribute * kernel_attrs[] = {
&kexec_crash_size_attr.attr,
&vmcoreinfo_attr.attr,
#endif
+ &rcu_expedited_attr.attr,
NULL
};