Re: PREEMPT_RT vs bcache

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Wed Aug 07 2013 - 17:08:59 EST

On Wed, 2013-08-07 at 13:53 -0700, Kent Overstreet wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 07, 2013 at 10:28:18PM +0200, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > As Kent said back in 2011 (commit 84759c6d18c5), bcache needs
> > {down,up}_read_non_owner(). But these are not implemented by the -rt
> > patchset when PREEMPT_RT_FULL is enabled. Can they be added, or is
> > there a fundamental conflict here?
> You should be able to cherry pick
> 84759c6d18c5144432781ddca037d929ee9db8a5 (Revert "rw_semaphore: remove
> up/down_read_non_owner") - that went in when bcache was merged.

That's the commit I was referring to. But the -rt patchset has a
separate implementation of semaphores for PREEMPT_RT_FULL.


Ben Hutchings
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