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

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>, "Matthew Dharm" <>
Subject: Re: [patch] linux 2.4.17: The second mb() rework (final)
From: "Kevin D. Kissell" <>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 13:02:13 +0100
Cc: "Ralf Baechle" <>, <>, <>
References: <>
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>:
> On Mon, 11 Feb 2002, Matthew Dharm wrote:
> > Aren't there more processors that have sync?  I thought the RM7000
> > (PMC-Sierra) did too...
>  Obviously there are as "sync" is standard for MIPS II and above.  That's
> why only CONFIG_CPU_R3000 and CONFIG_CPU_TX39XX disable "sync".

According to the (rather old) Tx39xx specs at my disposal,
those parts should also support the SYNC instruction.  Does
anyone know for a fact that some of them do not?

            Kevin K.

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