Re: [PATCH 5/5] IB/hfi1: Fix improper uses of smp_mb__before_atomic()
From: Andrea Parri
Date: Thu May 09 2019 - 17:13:46 EST
On Tue, Apr 30, 2019 at 01:16:57AM +0200, Andrea Parri wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> > >This barrier only applies to the read-modify-write operations; in
> > >particular, it does not apply to the atomic_read() primitive.
> > >
> > >Replace the barrier with an smp_mb().
> > This is one of a couple of barrier issues that we are currently looking into.
> > See:
> > [PATCH for-next 6/9] IB/rdmavt: Add new completion inline
> > We will take a look at this one as well.
> Thank you for the reference and for looking into this,
So, I'm planning to just drop this patch; or can I do something to help?
Please let me know.