Re: [PATCH 1/3] mpt2sas: remove the use of writeq, since writeq isnot atomic

From: Roland Dreier
Date: Thu May 19 2011 - 00:17:17 EST

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 11:31 AM, Milton Miller <miltonm@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> So the real question should be why is x86-32 supplying a broken writeq
> instead of letting drivers work out what to do it when needed?

Sounds a lot like what I was asking a couple of years ago :)

But Ingo insisted that non-atomic writeq would be fine:

- R.
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