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authorPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@us.ibm.com>2005-09-10 00:26:24 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2005-09-10 10:06:24 -0700
commitdd81eca83c8300c95d8a1eaf0d38f56513711535 (patch)
treea1cb1aee24b703b86f7197cfe4f379529a683c5a /Documentation/RCU/RTFP.txt
parent12c62c2e9abf8da804fe1def1f5bb44d023f569f (diff)
[PATCH] Yet another RCU documentation update
Update RCU documentation based on discussions and review of RCU-based tree patches. Add an introductory whatisRCU.txt file. Signed-off-by: <paulmck@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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@@ -2,7 +2,8 @@ Read the F-ing Papers!
This document describes RCU-related publications, and is followed by
-the corresponding bibtex entries.
+the corresponding bibtex entries. A number of the publications may
+be found at http://www.rdrop.com/users/paulmck/RCU/.
The first thing resembling RCU was published in 1980, when Kung and Lehman
[Kung80] recommended use of a garbage collector to defer destruction
@@ -113,6 +114,10 @@ describing how to make RCU safe for soft-realtime applications [Sarma04c],
and a paper describing SELinux performance with RCU [JamesMorris04b].
+2005 has seen further adaptation of RCU to realtime use, permitting
+preemption of RCU realtime critical sections [PaulMcKenney05a,
Bibtex Entries
@@ -410,3 +415,32 @@ Oregon Health and Sciences University"
[Viewed December 10, 2004]"
+,Author="Paul E. McKenney"
+,Title="{[RFC]} {RCU} and {CONFIG\_PREEMPT\_RT} progress"
+[Viewed May 13, 2005]"
+ First publication of working lock-based deferred free patches
+ for the CONFIG_PREEMPT_RT environment.
+,Author="Paul E. McKenney and Dipankar Sarma"
+,Title="Towards Hard Realtime Response from the Linux Kernel on SMP Hardware"
+,Booktitle="linux.conf.au 2005"
+,address="Canberra, Australia"
+[Viewed May 13, 2005]"
+ Realtime turns into making RCU yet more realtime friendly.