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Date:	Wed, 15 Aug 2007 22:52:07 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To:	Satyam Sharma <>
Cc:	Stefan Richter <>,
	Heiko Carstens <>,
	Chris Snook <>,,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,,
	Linus Torvalds <>,, Andrew Morton <>,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/24] make atomic_read() behave consistently across all architectures

On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 08:05:38PM +0530, Satyam Sharma wrote:
> > I don't know if this here is affected:
> Yes, I think it is. You're clearly expecting the read to actually happen
> when you call get_hpsb_generation(). It's clearly not a busy-loop, so
> cpu_relax() sounds pointless / wrong solution for this case, so I'm now
> somewhat beginning to appreciate the motivation behind this series :-)

Nope, we're calling schedule which is a rather heavy-weight

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