[PATCH 1/2] serial: amba-pl011: use cpu_relax when polling registers

Peter Hurley peter at hurleysoftware.com
Thu Nov 5 17:14:23 PST 2015

On 11/03/2015 10:01 AM, Timur Tabi wrote:
> Busy loops that poll on a register should call cpu_relax().  On some
> architectures, it can lower CPU power consumption or yield to a
> hyperthreaded twin processor.  It also serves as a compiler barrier,
> so it can replace barrier() calls.

Reviewed-by: Peter Hurley <peter at hurleysoftware.com>

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