[PATCH] usb: ehci: fix update qtd->token in qh_append_tds
ming.lei at canonical.com
Sat Aug 27 13:20:27 EDT 2011
On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 12:57 AM, Ming Lei <ming.lei at canonical.com> wrote:
>> Are you sure? Have you read the documentation about memory barriers to
>> confirm this?
> I read the doc again, :-), and it mentions few about mb/wmb/rmb, I think
> my above description is still not correct. Generally speaking, mb only
> means there is a order between two accesses.
> Now I think only one mb() after 'dummy->hw_token = token;' is enough:
> HC will read the up-to-date value of qtd->hw_token after mb() is executed
> because of the effect of the mb(), which should be guaranteed by mb.
Looks like there is still another similar problem in qh_link_async():
the last wmb
should be changed into mb, because HC will read 'head->hw->hw_next' from qh
descriptor and this pointer in qh is read only for HC. But this problem can't be
observed on ARM, since wmb on ARM is same with mb.
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