Bug 206115 - locking/qspinlock: MCS paper URL inaccessible
Summary: locking/qspinlock: MCS paper URL inaccessible
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Process Management
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Other (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: P1 low
Assignee: process_other
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-01-07 14:55 UTC by Waiman Long
Modified: 2020-01-07 14:55 UTC (History)
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Kernel Version: 5.4
Regression: No
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MCS lock paper (2.88 MB, application/pdf)
2020-01-07 14:55 UTC, Waiman Long

Description Waiman Long 2020-01-07 14:55:31 UTC
Created attachment 286663 [details]
MCS lock paper

The qspinlock.c file contains a URL (http://www.cise.ufl.edu/tr/DOC/REP-1992-71.pdf) pointing to a paper about the MCS lock. However, the lock is now no longer accessible and cause readers of the source file to question where the paper is.

Another URL of the MCS lock paper that is still accessible is at:


It is attached to this BZ just in case that it disappears in the future.


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