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Date:   Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:12:49 -0600
From:   Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>
To:     Sinan Kaya <okaya@...eaurora.org>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, timur@...eaurora.org,
        sulrich@...eaurora.org, linux-arm-msm@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        Michal Kalderon <Michal.Kalderon@...ium.com>,
        Ariel Elior <Ariel.Elior@...ium.com>,
        Doug Ledford <dledford@...hat.com>, linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/7] RDMA/qedr: eliminate duplicate barriers on
 weakly-ordered archs

On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 11:20:24PM -0400, Sinan Kaya wrote:
> Code includes wmb() followed by writel() in multiple places. writel()
> already has a barrier on some architectures like arm64.
> 
> This ends up CPU observing two barriers back to back before executing the
> register write.
> 
> Since code already has an explicit barrier call, changing writel() to
> writel_relaxed().
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sinan Kaya <okaya@...eaurora.org>
>  drivers/infiniband/hw/qedr/verbs.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Sure matches my understanding of writel_relaxed

This is part of a series, should we take just this patch through the
rdma tree? If not:

Acked-by: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...lanox.com>

Thanks,
Jason

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