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From: Jack F. Vogel <trane@at...> - 2001-07-17 23:20:59
True John, but there is a subsequent enhancement to the
code that extends it to 64bit. I simply started with the
simple case since Linux is hardly even ready to scale to
32 at this point. Its in the pipe however :).
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Hawkes" <hawkes@...>
To: "Jack F. Vogel" <trane@...>; <lse-tech@...>
Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2001 3:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Lse-tech] Numa Aware Spinlocks [PATCH]
> When you use the spinlock_t "lock" as a bitmask, that limits us to
> sizeof(unsigned int)==32 for a max CPU count.
> John Hawkes