Commit 77fad5e6 authored by Nick Piggin's avatar Nick Piggin Committed by Jens Axboe
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writeback: improve scalability of bdi writeback work queues

If you're going to do an atomic RMW on each list entry, there's not much
point in all the RCU complexities of the list walking. This is only going
to help the multi-thread case I guess, but it doesn't hurt to do now.
Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJens Axboe <>
parent deed62ed
......@@ -772,8 +772,9 @@ static struct bdi_work *get_next_work_item(struct backing_dev_info *bdi,
list_for_each_entry_rcu(work, &bdi->work_list, list) {
if (!test_and_clear_bit(wb->nr, &work->seen))
if (!test_bit(wb->nr, &work->seen))
clear_bit(wb->nr, &work->seen);
ret = work;
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