[PATCH] Document Linux's memory barriers

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Wed Mar 8 11:36:58 EST 2006

On Maw, 2006-03-07 at 22:24 +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > But on most arches those accesses do indeed seem to happen in-order.  On
> > i386 and x86_64, it's a natural consequence of program store ordering.
> Not true for reads on x86.

You must have a strange kernel Andi. Mine marks them as volatile
unsigned char * references.


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