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Date:	Thu, 11 Mar 2010 14:10:28 +0100
From:	Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka@...hat.com>
To:	David Howells <dhowells@...hat.com>
Cc:	Vladislav Zolotarov <vladz@...adcom.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Eilon Greenstein <eilong@...adcom.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] bnx2x: fix tx queue locking and memory barriers

On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 05:09:50PM +0000, David Howells wrote:
> Stanislaw Gruszka <sgruszka@...hat.com> wrote:
> 
> > -	barrier(); /* Tell compiler that prod and cons can change */
> > +	/* prod and cons can change on other cpu, want to see
> > +	   consistend available space and queue (stop/running) state */
> > +	smp_mb();
> > +
> >  	prod = fp->tx_bd_prod;
> >  	cons = fp->tx_bd_cons;
> 
> I suspect that this isn't what you want.

Yes, I realized that. I posted other patches, removing you from CC, since
thought you are not interested.

http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/47172/
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/47173/
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/47174/

I removed there barrier() and not use smp_mb(), with explanation why.

Stanislaw
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