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Subject[PATCH RFC 3/5] doc: rcu: Remove obsolete suggestion from checklist
call_rcu_bh is now implemented in terms of call_rcu, so the suggestion
to use a different API for speed benefits is not accurate anymore.
Update the document accordingly.

Signed-off-by: Joel Fernandes (Google) <>
Documentation/RCU/checklist.txt | 6 +-----
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/checklist.txt b/Documentation/RCU/checklist.txt
index 8860ab2a897a..cc22ce49618d 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/checklist.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/checklist.txt
@@ -285,11 +285,7 @@ over a rather long period of time, but improvements are always welcome!
here is that superuser already has lots of ways to crash
the machine.

- d. Use call_rcu_bh() rather than call_rcu(), in order to take
- advantage of call_rcu_bh()'s faster grace periods. (This
- is only a partial solution, though.)
- e. Periodically invoke synchronize_rcu(), permitting a limited
+ d. Periodically invoke synchronize_rcu(), permitting a limited
number of updates per grace period.

The same cautions apply to call_rcu_bh(), call_rcu_sched(),
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