[PATCH] qe_ic: Do a sync when masking interrupts.
benh at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Oct 25 13:51:14 EST 2006
On Tue, 2006-10-24 at 15:17 +0800, Li Yang-r58472 wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Scott Wood [mailto:scottwood at freescale.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2006 2:27 AM
> > To: Segher Boessenkool
> > Cc: mrz5149 at acm.org; Li Yang-r58472; Paul Mackerras;
> linuxppc-dev at ozlabs.org
> > Subject: Re: [PATCH] qe_ic: Do a sync when masking interrupts.
> > Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > > If a sync after an MMIO write is enough, then (in almost all
> > > cases) so is an eieio.
> > In this case, the spurious interrupts still happen with eieio, but not
> > with sync.
> eieio on e300 core is just a no-op.
It's not sent to the bus on non-cahed storage (like the PCI bridge ?)
That's pretty bad ... there is quite a bit of code that assumes that
eieio's will prevent write combining...
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