[PATCH v2 11/20] arm64: xchg: patch in lse instructions when supported by the CPU
catalin.marinas at arm.com
Fri Jul 24 08:19:52 PDT 2015
On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 11:42:02AM +0100, Will Deacon wrote:
> On CPUs which support the LSE atomic instructions introduced in ARMv8.1,
> it makes sense to use them in preference to ll/sc sequences.
> This patch introduces runtime patching of our xchg primitives so that
> the LSE swp instruction (yes, you read right!) is used instead.
> Reviewed-by: Steve Capper <steve.capper at arm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon at arm.com>
Reviewed-by: Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas at arm.com>
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