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Date:   Thu, 11 Apr 2019 21:30:21 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     jiaolitao@...secom.com
Cc:     petrm@...lanox.com, idosch@...lanox.com, roopa@...ulusnetworks.com,
        sbrivio@...hat.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vxlan: using hash_lock to protect one budegt in
 vxlan_flush

From: Litao Jiao <jiaolitao@...secom.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:06:09 +0800

> The hash_lock will hold long time in vxlan_flush when stopping the
> vxlan device in which there has lots of vxlan fdb entries;it would
> affect the bh process in local cpu; and other cpu would wait for
> a long time in vxlan_snoop until the hash_lock is released;so
> using hash_lock to protect one budegt in vxlan_flush could
> reduce the continuous holding time of the lock.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Litao Jiao <jiaolitao@...secom.com>

Now you are doing FDB_HASH_SIZE spin lock/unlock sequences.

There has to be a better way.

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