SRW lock implementation - url broken

By: Linus Torvalds (torvalds.delete@this.linux-foundation.org), January 16, 2020 10:24 am
Room: Moderated Discussions
Travis Downs (travis.downs.delete@this.gmail.com) on January 15, 2020 10:35 am wrote:
>
> As far as I can tell, if someone were to actually use the mcs
> locks in mcs_spinlock.h, you'd declare your lock object like:
>
>
> struct mcs_spinlock *lock;
>

>
> I.e., a pointer, and not like:
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> struct mcs_spinlock lock;
>


Yes.

Or rather, you'd probably hide that pointer inside the spinlock abstraction, and do something like

typedef struct mcs_spinlock *spinlock_t;
#define SPIN_UNLOCKED NULL


and people would just use "spinlock_t x = SPIN_UNLOCKED" to use it.

That said, what we used to have in the kernel was just a separate "mcs_spinock" (in fact, originally merged as "mspin_node"), and the initial implementation had a function like this:

void mspin_lock(struct mspin_node **lock, struct mspin_node *node)


that would take the lock by inserting that "mspin_node" into the lock. And that original use case actually just had

void *spin_mlock; /* Spinner MCS lock */


as the lock itself, and then the actual user had

#define MLOCK(mutex) ((struct mspin_node **)&((mutex)->spin_mlock))
...
struct mspin_node node;
mspin_lock(MLOCK(lock), &node);


and if that looks messy and crazy, then let me just explain the context: the Linux kernel use of this MCS lock wasn't for spinlocks, it was used purely for the internal implementation of the locking inside the kernel "mutex" sleeping lock.

Spinlocks are actually somewhat hard to get contention on in the kernel, because spinlocks are used to protect tight small non-blocking things. But the mutex case saw much more contention, because mutexes are used for bigger things - so thus the (initial) work on making those mutexes use data structures that scale better. In particular, avoid the nasty thundering herd problem on the cacheline as the lock is released.

So that mcs lock wasn't really ever exposed to anybody else. It was an internal detail in a bigger locking scheme.

But you can see that initial implementation back in between v3.14 and v3.15, where it was used as a more traditional pure mcs lock and have that "just a pointer" implementation (but by the time v3.15 was done, it was already slightly more abstracted than the above messy thing).

The current use is kind of an evolution of that original case, and the mutex usage case has evolved too (it's now doing

struct optimistic_spin_queue osq; /* Spinner MCS lock */


instead of the original - and more traditional - "pointer to mcs lock".

So the kernel doesn't really have much sign of the original usage any more, because the mutex case evolved away from the pointer, and the queued spinlock case could never use the direct pointer approach in the first place and was a modified version of it. But you can see something that looks more like a traditional MCS lock during that early development.

Linus
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                                                                              Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/23 07:44 AM
                                                      Are segments so bad?rwessel2020/01/16 02:06 PM
                                                      Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/16 02:13 PM
                                                        Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/17 12:51 PM
                                                          Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/17 02:18 PM
                                                            Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/17 07:01 PM
                                                              Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/20 12:06 AM
                                                            Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/18 02:15 PM
                                                              Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/19 11:55 PM
                                                                Are segments so bad?Michael S2020/01/20 04:30 AM
                                                                  Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/20 07:02 AM
                                                                    Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/20 07:41 AM
                                                                    Are segments so bad?Michael S2020/01/20 07:45 AM
                                                                      Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/20 08:36 AM
                                                                Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/20 10:04 AM
                                                                  Are segments so bad?Michael S2020/01/20 12:22 PM
                                                                    Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/20 01:38 PM
                                                                      Are segments so bad?Simon Farnsworth2020/01/20 02:40 PM
                                                                        Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/20 03:35 PM
                                                                          Are segments so bad?Simon Farnsworth2020/01/20 04:30 PM
                                                                      Are segments so bad?Michael S2020/01/20 04:20 PM
                                                                  Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/21 04:08 AM
                                                                    Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/21 05:07 PM
                                                                      Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/22 12:53 AM
                                                                        Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/22 03:32 AM
                                                                          Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/22 06:12 AM
                                                                            Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/22 03:28 PM
                                                                              Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/23 06:36 AM
                                                                                Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/24 06:27 PM
                                                                                  Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/24 09:42 PM
                                                                                    Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/25 01:46 AM
                                                                                      Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/25 07:29 AM
                                                                                        Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/26 10:17 PM
                                                                                          Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/27 06:55 AM
                                                                                            Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/27 03:33 PM
                                                                                              Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/28 05:28 AM
                                                                                                DDS assets and MipMap chainsMontaray Jack2020/01/29 02:26 AM
                                                                                      Are segments so bad?gallier22020/01/27 02:58 AM
                                                                                        Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/27 05:19 AM
                                                                                  Are segments so bad?Anne O. Nymous2020/01/25 02:23 AM
                                                                            Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/22 04:52 PM
                                                                              Are segments so bad?Anne O. Nymous2020/01/23 12:24 AM
                                                                                Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/23 04:24 PM
                                                                                  Are segments so bad?Anne O. Nymous2020/01/23 11:43 PM
                                                                                    Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/24 03:04 AM
                                                                                      Are segments so bad?Etienne2020/01/24 05:10 AM
                                                                              Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/23 12:48 AM
                                                                                Are segments so bad?Michael S2020/01/23 02:48 AM
                                                                                Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/23 06:38 AM
                                                                                  Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/23 12:29 PM
                                                                                    Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/23 05:08 PM
                                                                                      Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/24 08:51 PM
                                                                                Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/23 05:02 PM
                                                                                  Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/24 02:57 AM
                                                                                    Are segments so bad?Anon2020/01/24 03:17 AM
                                                                                      Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/01/24 08:23 AM
                                                                                        Are segments so bad?Anon2020/02/02 09:15 PM
                                                                                          Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/02/03 12:47 AM
                                                                                            Are segments so bad?Anon2020/02/03 01:34 AM
                                                                                              Are segments so bad?Gabriele Svelto2020/02/03 04:36 AM
                                                                                                Are segments so bad?Anon32020/02/03 07:47 AM
                                                                                                Are segments so bad?Anon2020/02/04 04:49 PM
                                                                                  Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/24 09:10 PM
                                                          Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/17 09:26 PM
                                Are segments so bad?Anne O. Nymous2020/01/12 03:18 AM
                                  Are segments so bad?Jukka Larja2020/01/12 07:41 AM
                            Are segments so bad?rwessel2020/01/11 12:31 PM
                          Are segments so bad?Anne O. Nymous2020/01/11 07:22 AM
                      Are segments so bad?Ricardo B2020/01/11 07:01 PM
                        Are segments so bad?Adrian2020/01/11 11:18 PM
                          Are segments so bad?Michael S2020/01/12 01:43 AM
                            Are segments so bad?Adrian2020/01/12 03:35 AM
                          Are segments so bad?Ricardo B2020/01/12 11:04 AM
                            Are segments so bad?Anon32020/01/12 04:52 PM
                            Are segments so bad?Brendan2020/01/12 08:58 PM
                      Are segments so bad?Paul A. Clayton2020/01/13 08:11 AM
        No nuances, just buggy code (was: related to Spinlock implementation and the Linux Scheduler)rainstared2020/01/06 12:43 AM
          No nuances, just buggy code (was: related to Spinlock implementation and the Linux Scheduler)Foo_2020/01/06 04:33 AM
            No nuances, just buggy code (was: related to Spinlock implementation and the Linux Scheduler)dmcq2020/01/06 05:03 AM
            changes in contextCarlie Coats2020/01/09 08:06 AM
      No nuances, just buggy code (was: related to Spinlock implementation and the Linux Scheduler)rainstar2020/01/09 09:16 PM
        No nuances, just buggy code (was: related to Spinlock implementation and the Linux Scheduler)Montaray Jack2020/01/09 10:11 PM
    Suggested reading for the authoranon2020/01/04 10:16 PM
      Suggested reading for the authorab2020/01/05 04:15 AM
        Looking at the other side (frequency scaling)Chester2020/01/06 09:19 AM
          Looking at the other side (frequency scaling)Foo_2020/01/06 10:00 AM
          Why spinlocks were usedFoo_2020/01/06 10:06 AM
            Why spinlocks were usedJukka Larja2020/01/06 11:59 AM
            Why spinlocks were usedSimon Cooke2020/01/06 02:16 PM
            Why spinlocks were usedRizzo2020/01/07 12:18 AM
          Looking at the other side (frequency scaling)ab2020/01/07 12:14 AM
    Cross-platform codeGian-Carlo Pascutto2020/01/06 07:00 AM
      Cross-platform codeMichael S2020/01/06 08:11 AM
        Cross-platform codeGian-Carlo Pascutto2020/01/06 11:33 AM
          Cross-platform codeMichael S2020/01/06 12:59 PM
            Cross-platform codeNksingh2020/01/06 11:09 PM
              Cross-platform codeMichael S2020/01/07 01:00 AM
              SRW lock implementationMichael S2020/01/07 01:35 AM
                SRW lock implementationNksingh2020/01/09 01:17 PM
                  broken URL in Linux source codeMichael S2020/01/14 12:56 AM
                    broken URL in Linux source codeTravis Downs2020/01/14 09:14 AM
                      broken URL in Linux source codeMichael S2020/01/14 09:48 AM
                        broken URL in Linux source codeTravis Downs2020/01/14 03:43 PM
                  SRW lock implementation - url brokenMichael S2020/01/14 02:07 AM
                    SRW lock implementation - url brokenTravis Downs2020/01/14 10:06 AM
                      SRW lock implementation - url brokengpderetta2020/01/15 03:28 AM
                        SRW lock implementation - url brokenTravis Downs2020/01/15 10:16 AM
                      SRW lock implementation - url brokenLinus Torvalds2020/01/15 10:20 AM
                        SRW lock implementation - url brokenTravis Downs2020/01/15 10:35 AM
                          SRW lock implementation - url brokenLinus Torvalds2020/01/16 10:24 AM
                    SRW lock implementation - url brokenKonrad Schwarz2020/02/05 09:19 AM
                    SRW lock implementation - url brokennksingh2020/02/05 01:42 PM
      Cross-platform codeLinus Torvalds2020/01/06 12:57 PM
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