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Date:	Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:17:00 -0600
From:	Timur Tabi <timur@...eaurora.org>
To:	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
	Christopher Covington <cov@...eaurora.org>
Cc:	Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
	Gilad Avidov <gavidov@...eaurora.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, devicetree@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org, sdharia@...eaurora.org,
	shankerd@...eaurora.org, gregkh@...uxfoundation.org,
	vikrams@...eaurora.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: emac: emac gigabit ethernet controller driver

Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> We generally want to use readl/writel rather than the relaxed versions,
> unless it is in performance-critical code.

What about if we have 20+ writes in a row, for example, when 
initializing a part?  I've seen code like this:

	writel_relaxed(...);
	writel_relaxed(...);
	writel_relaxed(...);
	...
	writel(...); // HW now inited, so enable

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