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Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 05:44:19 +0000
From:   Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc:     Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arch@...r.kernel.org, x86@...nel.org,
        Zhenzhong Duan <zhenzhong.duan@...cle.com>,
        James Morse <james.morse@....com>,
        SRINIVAS <srinivas.eeda@...cle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] locking/qspinlock: Safely handle > 4 nesting levels

On Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 10:12:34AM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> diff --git a/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c b/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
> index 8a8c3c208c5e..983b49a75826 100644
> --- a/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
> +++ b/kernel/locking/qspinlock.c
> @@ -412,6 +412,12 @@ void queued_spin_lock_slowpath(struct qspinlock *lock, u32 val)
>  	idx = node->count++;
>  	tail = encode_tail(smp_processor_id(), idx);
>  
> +	if (idx >= MAX_NODES) {
> +		while (!queued_spin_trylock(lock))
> +			cpu_relax();
> +		goto release;
> +	}
> +
>  	node = grab_mcs_node(node, idx);

With an unlikely() and a comment, I /much/ prefer this approach!

Will

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