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Date:   Fri,  1 Mar 2019 14:03:45 +0000
From:   Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
To:     linux-arch@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>,
        "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@...nel.crashing.org>,
        Michael Ellerman <mpe@...erman.id.au>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Andrea Parri <andrea.parri@...rulasolutions.com>,
        Palmer Dabbelt <palmer@...ive.com>,
        Daniel Lustig <dlustig@...dia.com>,
        David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>,
        Alan Stern <stern@...land.harvard.edu>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@...ux-mips.org>,
        Paul Burton <paul.burton@...s.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>,
        Yoshinori Sato <ysato@...rs.sourceforge.jp>,
        Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org>, Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>
Subject: [PATCH 17/20] scsi/qla1280: Remove stale comment about mmiowb()

All mmiowb() invocations have been removed, so there's no need to keep
banging on about it.

Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
---
 drivers/scsi/qla1280.c | 10 ----------
 1 file changed, 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/qla1280.c b/drivers/scsi/qla1280.c
index 93acbc5094f0..327eff67a1ee 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/qla1280.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/qla1280.c
@@ -3363,16 +3363,6 @@ qla1280_isp_cmd(struct scsi_qla_host *ha)
 
 	/*
 	 * Update request index to mailbox4 (Request Queue In).
-	 * The mmiowb() ensures that this write is ordered with writes by other
-	 * CPUs.  Without the mmiowb(), it is possible for the following:
-	 *    CPUA posts write of index 5 to mailbox4
-	 *    CPUA releases host lock
-	 *    CPUB acquires host lock
-	 *    CPUB posts write of index 6 to mailbox4
-	 *    On PCI bus, order reverses and write of 6 posts, then index 5,
-	 *       causing chip to issue full queue of stale commands
-	 * The mmiowb() prevents future writes from crossing the barrier.
-	 * See Documentation/driver-api/device-io.rst for more information.
 	 */
 	WRT_REG_WORD(&reg->mailbox4, ha->req_ring_index);
 
-- 
2.11.0

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