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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 17:47:28 +0100
From:	Will Deacon <>
Cc:,,,,,,, Will Deacon <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
Subject: [PATCH v2 16/18] x86: io: implement dummy relaxed accessor macros for writes

write{b,w,l,q}_relaxed are implemented by some architectures in order to
permit memory-mapped I/O accesses with weaker barrier semantics than the
non-relaxed variants.

This patch adds dummy macros for the read and write accessors to x86,
which simply expand to the non-relaxed variants. Note that this
strengthens the relaxed read accessors, since they are now ordered with
respect to each other by way of a compiler barrier.

Cc: Thomas Gleixner <>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <>
 arch/x86/include/asm/io.h | 10 +++++++---
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/io.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/io.h
index b8237d8a1e0c..56d6d43aca9b 100644
--- a/arch/x86/include/asm/io.h
+++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/io.h
@@ -67,13 +67,16 @@ build_mmio_write(__writeb, "b", unsigned char, "q", )
 build_mmio_write(__writew, "w", unsigned short, "r", )
 build_mmio_write(__writel, "l", unsigned int, "r", )
-#define readb_relaxed(a) __readb(a)
-#define readw_relaxed(a) __readw(a)
-#define readl_relaxed(a) __readl(a)
+#define readb_relaxed(a) readb(a)
+#define readw_relaxed(a) readw(a)
+#define readl_relaxed(a) readl(a)
 #define __raw_readb __readb
 #define __raw_readw __readw
 #define __raw_readl __readl
+#define writeb_relaxed(v, a) writeb(v, a)
+#define writew_relaxed(v, a) writew(v, a)
+#define writel_relaxed(v, a) writel(v, a)
 #define __raw_writeb __writeb
 #define __raw_writew __writew
 #define __raw_writel __writel
@@ -86,6 +89,7 @@ build_mmio_read(readq, "q", unsigned long, "=r", :"memory")
 build_mmio_write(writeq, "q", unsigned long, "r", :"memory")
 #define readq_relaxed(a)	readq(a)
+#define writeq_relaxed(v, a)	writeq(v, a)
 #define __raw_readq(a)		readq(a)
 #define __raw_writeq(val, addr)	writeq(val, addr)

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