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    SubjectRe: Opinion on ordering of writel vs. stores to RAM
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    From: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>
    Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2006 05:55:19 -0400

    > As (I think) BenH mentioned in another email, the normal way Linux
    > handles these interfaces is for the primary API (readX, writeX) to be
    > strongly ordered, strongly coherent, etc. And then there is a relaxed
    > version without barriers and syncs, for the smart guys who know what
    > they're doing

    Indeed, I think that is the way to handle this.
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