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authorJosh Triplett <josht@us.ibm.com>2006-10-04 02:17:15 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-10-04 07:55:31 -0700
commit20d2e4283a97665a3db78c60dfa342a0c7c1b180 (patch)
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downloadlinux-linaro-stable-20d2e4283a97665a3db78c60dfa342a0c7c1b180.tar.gz
[PATCH] rcu: add rcu_sync torture type to rcutorture
Use the newly-generic synchronous deferred free function to implement torture testing for RCU using synchronize_rcu rather than the asynchronous call_rcu. Signed-off-by: Josh Triplett <josh@freedesktop.org> Acked-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt b/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt
index 2180ef93accc..6714b5361158 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt
@@ -53,9 +53,10 @@ test_no_idle_hz Whether or not to test the ability of RCU to operate in
a kernel that disables the scheduling-clock interrupt to
idle CPUs. Boolean parameter, "1" to test, "0" otherwise.
-torture_type The type of RCU to test: "rcu" for the rcu_read_lock()
- API, "rcu_bh" for the rcu_read_lock_bh() API, and "srcu"
- for the "srcu_read_lock()" API.
+torture_type The type of RCU to test: "rcu" for the rcu_read_lock() API,
+ "rcu_sync" for rcu_read_lock() with synchronous reclamation,
+ "rcu_bh" for the rcu_read_lock_bh() API, and "srcu" for the
+ "srcu_read_lock()" API.
verbose Enable debug printk()s. Default is disabled.