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[v9,2/6] powerpc: platforms/Kconfig: Add qspinlock build config

Message ID 1481047767-60255-3-git-send-email-xinhui.pan@linux.vnet.ibm.com
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xinhui Dec. 6, 2016, 6:09 p.m. UTC
pSeries/powerNV will use qspinlock from now on.

Signed-off-by: Pan Xinhui <xinhui.pan@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
 arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
index fbdae83..3559bbf 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
@@ -20,6 +20,15 @@  source "arch/powerpc/platforms/44x/Kconfig"
 source "arch/powerpc/platforms/40x/Kconfig"
 source "arch/powerpc/platforms/amigaone/Kconfig"
+        depends on PPC_PSERIES || PPC_POWERNV
+        bool "Enable qspinlock"
+        default y
+        help
+	  Enabling this option will let kernel use qspinlock which is a kind of
+	  fairlock.  It has shown a good performance improvement on x86 and also
+	  ppc especially in high contention cases.
 config KVM_GUEST
 	bool "KVM Guest support"
 	default n