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Re: Please pull drivers/scsi/dec_esp.c from Linus' git

To: Jes Sorensen <jes@sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Please pull drivers/scsi/dec_esp.c from Linus' git
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 10:45:02 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, 17 Feb 2006, Jes Sorensen wrote:

> Just make mmiowb() strong enough on those platforms. There's really no
> reason to introduce yet another variation at this point.

 It's just horribly slow and an overkill if it's only ordering of 
consecutive writes rather than ordering of a read after a write that has 
to be guaranteed.  But perhaps we could keep abusing wmb() for the 
former...

  Maciej

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