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SubjectRE: [PATCH v3 11/11] iommu/vt-d: Convert global spinlock into per domain lock
> From: Lu Baolu <>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2022 3:47 PM
> Using a global device_domain_lock spinlock to protect per-domain device
> tracking lists is an inefficient way, especially considering this lock
> is also needed in the hot paths. This optimizes the locking mechanism
> by converting the global lock to per domain lock.
> On the other hand, as the device tracking lists are never accessed in
> any interrupt context, there is no need to disable interrupts while
> spinning. Replace irqsave variant with spinlock calls.
> Signed-off-by: Lu Baolu <>

except the previous comment on where to convert spin_lock_irqsave()
the rest looks good to me.

Reviewed-by: Kevin Tian <>

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