Unformatted text preview: that are shared across all processors (e.g., in Disco). Don't be intimidated by the length of the paper---it is easy to read and you can focus your attention on the MCS lock of figure 5. (If you want to, you can skip Section 3 "Barriers".) Please, hand in an answer to the following question: Why does the MCS lock guarantee fairness of lock acquisition? This completes the homework....
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- Fall '08
- Data Structures, Multiprocessor Synchronization, scalable synchronization, Scalable Synchronization paper