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Re: RCU (or equivalent) for NetBSD?
On 3 Mar, 2013, at 14:37 , Thor Lancelot Simon <tls%panix.com@localhost> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 03, 2013 at 12:53:01PM +0800, Dennis Ferguson wrote:
>> Could the NetBSD kernel now acquire RCU, or RCU-like,
>> infrastructure? I suspect I am incapable of designing this
>> myself but I have a pretty good idea about what it would
>> usefully enable.
> The documentation is poor, but it references a paper which explains
> better -- does pserialize(9) do what you want?
The basic functions seem to be a perfect fit.
The only bit I'm confused about is what the implication of
The read operations may happen from software interrupt at the
IPL_SOFTCLOCK symbolic level.
is for an application that wants to use this interface. Processing of packets
arriving from hardware interfaces is traditionally run at IPL_SOFTNET, is the
above telling me a reader can't use pserialize(9) if it is running at that
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