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Re: [patch] linux 2.4.17: The second mb() rework (final)

To: kevink@mips.com
Subject: Re: [patch] linux 2.4.17: The second mb() rework (final)
From: Atsushi Nemoto <nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 10:28:05 +0900 (JST)
Cc: macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl, mdharm@momenco.com, ralf@uni-koblenz.de, linux-mips@fnet.fr, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <010601c1b3bd$1da618e0$0deca8c0@Ulysses>
Organization: TOSHIBA Personal Computer System Corporation
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1020212123901.17858B-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl> <010601c1b3bd$1da618e0$0deca8c0@Ulysses>
>>>>> On Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:02:13 +0100, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com> 
>>>>> said:
kevink> According to the (rather old) Tx39xx specs at my disposal,
kevink> those parts should also support the SYNC instruction.  Does
kevink> anyone know for a fact that some of them do not?

There are two types of TX39: TX39/H and TX39/H2.

To my knowledge, both TX39/H (3904, 3912, etc.) and TX39/H2 (3922,
3927, etc.) have then SYNC instruction.

TX39/H2 also have a write buffer but TX39/H does not.

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Atsushi Nemoto

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