[linux-fbdev] Re: readl() and friends and eieio on PPC

David A. Gatwood dgatwood at mvista.com
Mon Aug 16 05:43:12 EST 1999

On 15 Aug 1999, Jes Sorensen wrote:

> Richard> Keep in mind that wmb is the name of an Alpha specific
> Richard> assembler insn.  Blame Linus.  ;-)
> Yeah I know that, but it is still a hell of a lot more explaining than
> something that when pronounced sounds like someone having certain
> vital parts of his anatomy cut off.

No, it's pronounced as in "Old Macdownald had a farm, e-i-e-i-o."  :-)
'course it's also short for ensure in-order execution for i/o, probably
about as descriptive as you can get.  ;-)


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