Re: DAC960 in 2.5.38, with new changes

From: David S. Miller (
Date: Mon Sep 23 2002 - 16:17:52 EST

   From: David Mosberger <>
   Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 14:24:12 -0700

>> I don't think the proposed 32-bit behavior is off the mark, and
>> anyways x86 can actually make the 64-bit store I believe if it
>> wants at least on more recent processors.
   Surely we wouldn't want to define a new API that can't be supported on
   all 32-bit platforms, no? Perhaps writeq_nonatomic()?
I'm saying we define writeq() to be implementable as two 32-bit
transations, that will be the API.

I think adding some weird new writeq_nonatomic() will just create
more confusion than it saves.
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