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Re: [PATCH 4/6] MIPS: mm: Use the TLBINVF instruction to flush the VTLB

To: David Daney <ddaney.cavm@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/6] MIPS: mm: Use the TLBINVF instruction to flush the VTLB
From: Markos Chandras <Markos.Chandras@imgtec.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 09:40:08 +0000
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On 11/11/2013 08:10 PM, David Daney wrote:
On 11/07/2013 09:08 AM, Markos Chandras wrote:
From: Leonid Yegoshin <Leonid.Yegoshin@imgtec.com>

The TLBINVF instruction can be used to flush the entire VTLB.
This eliminates the need for the TLBWI loop and improves performance.

Reviewed-by: Paul Burton <paul.burton@imgtec.com>
Signed-off-by: Leonid Yegoshin <Leonid.Yegoshin@imgtec.com>
Signed-off-by: Markos Chandras <markos.chandras@imgtec.com>


This should be split into two patches.  One for each file.

Also...

Hi David,

But it is a single functional change. I believe it makes sense
to have it in a single commit.

--
markos


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