[PATCHv2 1/4] arm64: Add CONFIG_DEBUG_SET_MODULE_RONX support

Will Deacon will.deacon at arm.com
Tue Jun 3 08:37:27 PDT 2014

On Tue, Jun 03, 2014 at 04:31:57PM +0100, Steve Capper wrote:
> On 3 June 2014 16:22, Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com> wrote:
> [ ... ]
> >
> > We already have an isb in flush_tlb_kernel_range.
> Hi Will,
> The following thread discusses the removal of the isb() from
> flush_tlb_kernel_range:
> http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2014-May/252829.html
> Also, I asked for it to be added to this series in this email thread
> but you thought it was benign:
> http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2014-May/252869.html
> So we could probably do without the isb(.).

Bah, I'd completely forgotten all of that! Anyway, I'd say it's up to
the patch removing the existing isb from flush_tlb_kernel_range to fix
the callers, not for other people to anticipate that change.

Even with that change, the isb isn't needed, as mentioned in the second
link above.


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