Re: [PATCH 6.0.y / 6.1.y] x86/split_lock: Add sysctl to control the misery mode

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On Mon, Dec 19, 2022 at 11:17:39AM +0100, Greg KH wrote:

> What specific programs have this problem and what are the exact results
> of it?

IIRC it was God of War (2018) that triggered this initially. But it's
possible more games were found to tickle this specific thing. Since it's
binary only gunk that is unlikely to ever get fixed we need something to
allow for it.

(slow motion Kratos yelling B...o...y...)

> Also, this is really a new feature and not really a "fix", but one could
> argue a lot that this is a "resolve a performance problem" if you want
> to and have the numbers to back it up  {hint}

Right, there were some, they should indeed have been included.

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