lkwt in DragonFly

Bill Huey (hui) billh at
Fri Feb 6 20:09:15 PST 2004

On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 09:04:53PM -0600, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> RCU = Remote Copy Update, right? Just asking, so I can find the right
> paper to read more about it.

Read-Copy-Update. It's a read-mostly algorithm that's used to cluster data
structures writes/changes, so that it minimizes bus traffic across processors.

What Matt is talk about is merging a kind of quiescience operation into dfBSD
tokens if I understand correctly.


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