Homework: RCU question
Submit two items to the the submission web
- Submit your own question about the paper (e.g., what you find most
confusing about the paper or the paper's general context/problem) before lecture (1pm). You cannot use the question below. To the extent possible,
during lecture we will try to answer questions submitted the evening before.
- Submit your answer for the question below before the beginning of the lecture
Answer the following question:
The paper's Figure 6 shows how Linux uses uses and replaces socket
options. Why it safe for read-only access to sock->opts
to proceed without holding a lock?
Why are read-only operations that are
operating on the "old" version of an array not in danger of accessing