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SubjectRe: [Fwd: Re: connector is missing in 2.6.12-rc2-mm1]
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On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 09:11:56AM +0400, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
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> > Yes but what will go wrong on uni-processor MIPS when you don't do the
> > sync in atomic_sub_return?
>
> Sync synchornizes cached mamory access,
> without it new value may be stored only into cache,
> but not into memory.

I know, the same thing holds for most architectures, including i386.
However, this is not an issue for uni-processor kernels anywhere else,
so what's so special about MIPS?

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