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From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>
To: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	dri-devel@lists.freedesktop.org,
	Mikulas Patocka <mikulas@artax.karlin.mff.cuni.cz>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net>,
	linux-cifs@vger.kernel.org,
	Nick Bowler <nbowler@elliptictech.com>,
	linux-x25@vger.kernel.org,
	Takahiro Hirofuchi <hirofuchi@users.sourceforge.net>,
	Palash Bandyopadhyay <Palash.Bandyopadhyay@conexant.com>,
	Ross Cohen <rcohen@snurgle.org>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@ghostprotocols.net>,
	Evgeniy Dushistov <dushistov@mail.ru>,
	Stuart Swales <stuart.swales.croftnuisk@gmail.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>,
	autofs@linux.kernel.org, Jeff Layton <jlayton@redhat.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Palash Bandyopadhyay <palash.bandyopadhyay@conexant.com>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC 00/20] Proposal for remaining BKL users
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 09:58:21 -0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4D400C5D.80004@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <201101261231.30390.arnd@arndb.de>

Em 26-01-2011 09:31, Arnd Bergmann escreveu:
> On Wednesday 26 January 2011, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 11:17:14PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
>>> I've gone through all the code in the kernel that
>>> uses the big kernel lock and come up with a solution
>>> that seems at least half-reasonable for each of them.
>>>
>>> The decisions are somewhat arbitrary, but here is
>>> what I'd suggest we do:
>>>
>>> * Remove in 2.6.39:
>>>    i830, autofs3, smbfs
>>
>> I thought some people really wanted to keep i830.  Or was that i810?
>>  I'll drop autofs3 and smbfs, thanks.
> 
> i810 needs to be kept, i830 is obsolete, see the patch changelogs
> there. I assume that Dave Airlie will take both patches (i810 BKL
> removal and i830 removal) into his 2.6.39 queue.
> 
>>> * Work around in an ugly way, but keep alive:
>>>    * ufs, ipx, i810, cx25721
>>>
>>> * Fix properly:
>>>    * usbip, go7007, adfs, x25
>>
>> Thanks for the usbip and go7007 patches, I'll queue them up.
> 
> It would be good if you could also take the cx25721 patch. It's
> not the nicest one I've done, but it's a bug fix nonetheless.

I guess you're meaning cx25821, right? 

Palash should take a look on it and review. This is a device that allows
12 simultaneous streams, so, I suspect that he'll need to do some
changes at the locking schema, to avoid performance bottlenecks.

Cheers,
Mauro

  reply	other threads:[~2011-01-26 11:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 66+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-01-25 22:17 Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 01/20] drm/i810: remove the BKL Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 02/20] drm: remove i830 driver Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 03/20] staging/usbip: convert to kthread Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-28 17:53   ` Max Vozeler
2011-01-28 18:48     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-03-01 22:15     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 04/20] staging/cx25721: serialize access to devlist Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 16:23   ` Palash Bandyopadhyay
2011-01-31 21:37   ` Greg KH
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 05/20] staging/go7007: remove the BKL Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 06/20] staging: Remove autofs3 Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26  7:41   ` H. Peter Anvin
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 07/20] staging: remove smbfs Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 08/20] adfs: remove the big kernel lock Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:20   ` Russell King
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 09/20] hpfs: rename big kernel lock to hpfs_lock Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 10/20] hpfs: replace BKL with a global mutex Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26  0:15   ` Andi Kleen
2011-01-26  0:19   ` Andi Kleen
2011-01-26 12:48     ` [PATCH v2] hpfs: remove the BKL Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 12:50     ` [PATCH 10/20] hpfs: replace BKL with a global mutex Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 16:52       ` Andi Kleen
2011-01-27  5:01         ` Nick Piggin
2011-01-27 10:57           ` Miklos Szeredi
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 11/20] hpfs: move to drivers/staging Arnd Bergmann
2011-02-07 16:17   ` Mikulas Patocka
2011-02-07 19:31     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 12/20] x25: remove the BKL Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-27 10:07   ` Andrew Hendry
2011-01-27 12:17     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-27 12:38       ` [PATCH v2] " Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-27 13:20         ` Eric Dumazet
2011-01-27 13:43           ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 13/20] appletalk: move to staging Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 14/20] staging/appletalk: remove the BKL Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:29   ` David Miller
2011-01-26 12:57     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 15/20] ufs: " Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26  2:30   ` Nick Bowler
2011-01-26 12:53     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-27  5:47   ` Nick Piggin
2011-01-27 13:13     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 16/20] ipx: " Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 17/20] tracing: don't trace " Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:28   ` Frederic Weisbecker
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 18/20] rtmutex-tester: remove BKL tests Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 15:00   ` [tip:core/locking] rtmutex-tester: Remove " tip-bot for Arnd Bergmann
2011-02-22 20:57   ` [tip:irq/core] rtmutex: tester: " tip-bot for Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 19/20] drivers: remove extraneous includes of smp_lock.h Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:17 ` [PATCH 20/20] BKL: That's all, folks Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26  6:19   ` Ingo Molnar
2011-01-26  8:47     ` Alan Cox
2011-01-26 11:01       ` Ingo Molnar
2011-01-26 11:22   ` Thomas Gleixner
2011-01-26  2:22 ` [RFC 00/20] Proposal for remaining BKL users Greg KH
2011-01-26  2:22   ` Greg KH
2011-01-26 11:31   ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 11:31     ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 11:58     ` Mauro Carvalho Chehab [this message]
2011-01-26 13:45       ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 13:45         ` Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-26 16:24         ` Palash Bandyopadhyay
2011-01-25 22:22 Arnd Bergmann
2011-01-25 22:22 ` Arnd Bergmann

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