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Date:	Wed, 02 May 2007 15:12:52 -0500
From:	Scott Wood <>
To:	Kumar Gala <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] gianfar: Add I/O barriers when touching buffer descriptor

Kumar Gala wrote:
> I'd rather see a wmb() instead of eieio() to keep this code non-ppc  
> specific.  (also, we implement wmb as eieio, so I don't keep the  
> comment about it being too heavy, unless you mean generically).

wmb() is a sync, smp_wmb() is an eieio.  Andy told me he would not 
accept a sync in those spots.

And the driver is already ppc-specific; it uses in/out_be32.

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