Re: [PATCH] add delay between port write and port read
From: Linus Torvalds (torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx)
Date: Wed Feb 27 2019 - 12:29:19 EST
On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 9:05 AM Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Should "writeb_relaxed" on Alpha also use the barrier?
I think they should. Only the double-underscore (__raw_xyz()) ones
are entirely unordered, the relaxed ones are just unordered wrt
regular memory and DMA.
That said, I doubt anything much cares, and I'm not sure alpha has
ever done that.