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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86, locking: Remove ticket (spin)lock implementation

On 18/05/2016 21:34, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>> I don't know of any enterprise distro that is shipping anything
>> > more modern than 4.1?
> RHEL 7                        -- v3.10
> SLES 12                       -- v3.12
> Debian Jessie         -- v3.16
> Ubuntu 16.04 LTS      -- v4.4
> But waiting for the major enterprise distros (RHEL/SLES) would mean
> another decade or so before people start using it. We don't usually wait
> this long for anything.

We're looking at converting a few specific spinlocks to qspinlock in
RHEL, though we cannot convert all of them due to the spin_lock_t ABI.
It won't get into customer's hands for a while of course.



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