[PATCH] i2c: omap: ensure writes to dev->buf_len are ordered

Felipe Balbi balbi at ti.com
Thu Oct 25 14:03:40 EDT 2012


On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 09:38:06AM -0700, Kevin Hilman wrote:
> +Paul
> Felipe Balbi <balbi at ti.com> writes:
> > if we allow compiler reorder our writes, we could
> > fall into a situation where dev->buf_len is reset
> > for no apparent reason.
> Any chance this would help with the bug Paul found with I2C timeouts on
> beagle userspace startup?

I replied to the original thread asking the same ;-)

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