spin_is_locked() broken for uniprocessor?
peterz at infradead.org
Wed Aug 19 21:23:13 EST 2009
On Wed, 2009-08-19 at 13:16 +0200, Leon Woestenberg wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 12:53 PM, Alan Cox<alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, 19 Aug 2009 10:38:06 +0100
> > in drivers because there is driver code that uses spin_is_locked() in
> > fairly sensible fashion when dealing with locking.
> One use is to measure lock contention hits on a particular spin lock.
> However I wonder if there are tracing capabilities to measure lock
> contention on a particular lock?
lock_stat no good for you?
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