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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V3] x86 spinlock: Fix memory corruption on completing completions

On 02/12, Raghavendra K T wrote:
> @@ -772,7 +773,8 @@ __visible void kvm_lock_spinning(struct arch_spinlock 
> *lock, __ticket_t want)
>        * check again make sure it didn't become free while
>        * we weren't looking.
>        */
> -     if (ACCESS_ONCE(lock->tickets.head) == want) {
> +     head = ACCESS_ONCE(lock->tickets.head);
> +     if (__tickets_equal(head, want)) {
>               add_stats(TAKEN_SLOW_PICKUP, 1);

While at it, perhaps it makes sense to s/ACCESS_ONCE/READ_ONCE/ but this
is cosmetic.

We also need to change another user of enter_slow_path, xen_lock_spinning()
in arch/x86/xen/spinlock.c.

Other than that looks correct at first glance... but this is up to


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