Re: [PATCH] x86: APIC: Remove apic_write_around(); use alternatives

From: Zachary Amsden
Date: Fri Jul 18 2008 - 19:44:53 EST

On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 15:49 -0700, Suresh Siddha wrote:

> > Thank you for cleaning this up Yinghai, but this really begs the
> > question - is having write_atomic REALLY worthwhile?
> And this thread is about, Maciej's cleanup patch which removed
> write_atomic completely :)
> Thanks to Maciej who posted this fix. It was on my todo list for
> sometime now!

Awesome! I just felt the need to use 'flaming crap' in a sentence
today, and broken APICs seemed like an easy target. Glad to know it's


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