Re: [PATCH] SN2 user-MMIO CPU migration

From: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes_at_virtuousgeek.org>
Date: 2006-01-21 04:31:58
On Friday, January 20, 2006 5:26 am, Jack Steiner wrote:
> I don't think calling mmiob() directly would work. In order to make
> CONFIG_IA64_GENERIC work, the call to mmiob() needs to be underneath a
> platform vector. Using ia64_platform_is() would also work but I think
> a platform vector is cleaner.

mmiowb is already a platform vector on ia64, so I think you're ok there.

> A second reason for an arch_task_migrate() instead of a specific
> mmiob() is to provide a hook for a future platform that require
> additional work to be done when a task migrates.

What does the new platform require (just curious)?

Jesse
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