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Re: [PATCH v2 4/8] evtchn: let evtchn_set_priority() acquire the per-channel lock

On Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 04:09:41PM +0200, Jan Beulich wrote:
> Some lock wants to be held to make sure the port doesn't change state,
> but there's no point holding the per-domain event lock here. Switch to
> using the finer grained per-channel lock instead.

While true that's a fine grained lock, it also disables interrupts,
which the global event_lock didn't.

> FAOD this doesn't guarantee anything towards in particular
> evtchn_fifo_set_pending(), as for interdomain channels that function
> would be called with the remote side's per-channel lock held.
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Roger Pau Monné <roger.pau@xxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks, Roger.



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