RE: [char-misc-next 07/15] mei: use wrietl/readl instead of iowrappers

From: Winkler, Tomas
Date: Tue Dec 04 2012 - 11:02:58 EST

> > > As to overhead. I'd love to see a measurement that can detect the
> > > difference. Do you have a benchmark that shows it ?
> >
> > Don't have any numbers but it seems reasonable to me.
> Processors are pretty good at prediction these days. I've not seen any
> evidence to support the assumption.

I don't have strong opinion about it, yet what would be benefit of keeping the io abstraction layer,
In case we are sure it is not used with io ports?

Anyhow If time permits I will try to run the stress again.

Greg, can you pleased just drop this patch for now, I don't believe it creates any conflict.


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