Re: [PATCH] pch_gbe: Adding read memory barriers

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Wed May 09 2012 - 11:39:20 EST

On Wed, 2012-05-09 at 17:20 +0200, Erwan Velu wrote:
> Thanks for this very clear description.

It might be clear, but it's not very relevant: you need to understand
the Linux kernel barrier APIs (which cover all architectures). See

> As I'm pretty new to this kind of integration in the kernel, do you
> request me to test this volatile option ?
> Does the patch tends to be rejected for this issue ?
> What should be the next step for my patch ?

Explain what kind of reordering you are trying to avoid.


Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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