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    SubjectRe: ADI Blackfin patch for kernel 2.6.14
    Luke wrote:
    > > Cow. You know that volatile in-kernel is basically always wrong?
    > >
    > I really don't know that... Could you refer me to any document or
    > posts talking about it? thank you!

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    http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/1/6/139

    > Date Tue, 6 Jan 2004 10:02:18 -0800 (PST)
    > From Linus Torvalds <>
    > Subject Re: [PATCH] fix get_jiffies_64 to work on voyager
    >
    > [ This is a big rant against using "volatile" on data structures. Feel
    > free to ignore it, but the fact is, I'm right. You should never EVER use
    > "volatile" on a data structure. ]

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