Fix breakage caused by tlb flush batch changes

David Gibson david at
Wed Apr 18 18:04:16 EST 2007

On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 05:39:52PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-18 at 16:19 +1000, David Gibson wrote:
> > BenH's commit a741e67969577163a4cfc78d7fd2753219087ef1 in powerpc.git,
> > although (AFAICT) only intended to affect ppc64, also has side-effects
> > which break 44x.  I think 40x, 8xx and Freescale Book E are also
> > affected, though I haven't tested them.
> > 
> > The problem lies in unconditionally removing flush_tlb_pending() from
> > the versions of flush_tlb_mm(), flush_tlb_range() and
> > flush_tlb_kernel_range() used on ppc64 - which are also used the
> > embedded platforms mentioned above.
> > 
> > The patch below restores the necessary flushes and fixes the breakage
> > for 44x.  They should also fix any breakage for the other platforms,
> > but again I haven't tested those.
> Damn, do these things use a batch at all ? If not, they should defkine
> the whole set a functions separately rather than ifdef's like that...
> flush_tlb_pending is a bad name for that.

No they don't and yes they should.  I was planning to do such a
redefinition along with other cleanups related to splitting the MMU
related .h files up by CPU/MMU family.

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