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[Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 0 of 4] Xen spinlock updates and performance meas

To: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] Re: [PATCH 0 of 4] Xen spinlock updates and performance measurements
From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 13:53:04 +0200
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* Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Ingo,
> This series has some updates to Xen's spinlock implementation,
> including adding a set of performance measurements in debugfs.
> The series consists of:
>  - correctly deal with a spinlock in an interrupt handler interrupting
>    another spinlock spinning on a lock. [2.6.27 bugfix]
>  - Add Xen debugfs support, including performance metrics for
>    spinlocks, multicalls and mmu operations.
>  - Allow interrupts to be enabled while spinning (blocking) for a lock
>  - Measure time spinlocks spend blocked

applied to tip/x86/xen - thanks Jeremy.


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