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authorJosh Triplett <josht@us.ibm.com>2006-10-04 02:17:16 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2006-10-04 07:55:31 -0700
commit4b6c2cca6eef9cc4a15350bf1c61839e12e08b84 (patch)
tree47c59830f653cb20716bd24fa5272963cceaa68f /Documentation/RCU
parent11a147013e39ff4cb031395cb78a9d307c4799cd (diff)
[PATCH] rcu: add sched torture type to rcutorture
Implement torture testing for the "sched" variant of RCU, which uses preempt_disable, preempt_enable, and synchronize_sched. 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>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/RCU')
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt b/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt
index cc4b1efe5ea8..25a3c3f7d378 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/torture.txt
@@ -56,8 +56,9 @@ test_no_idle_hz Whether or not to test the ability of RCU to operate in
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, "rcu_bh_sync" for
- rcu_read_lock_bh() with synchronous reclamation, and "srcu"
- for the "srcu_read_lock()" API.
+ rcu_read_lock_bh() with synchronous reclamation, "srcu" for
+ the "srcu_read_lock()" API, and "sched" for the use of
+ preempt_disable() together with synchronize_sched().
verbose Enable debug printk()s. Default is disabled.