Re: [PATCH] hwspinlock/msm: Add support for Qualcomm MSM HW Mutex block

From: Ohad Ben-Cohen
Date: Tue Aug 13 2013 - 02:01:53 EST

On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 8:24 PM, Kumar Gala <galak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> So I think I'd ask you to recommend a name, should we just us 'hwspinlock'. The general view from ePAPR and dts is the node name should be a bit more generic (like ethernet or pci). So what would you suggest?

How about 'hwlock' ?

This should be generic enough to cover all instances of hardware locks
(we already know hwspinlock isn't generic enough, as there are some
mutex-like hardware locks which doesn't require busy looping).
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