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SubjectRe: [RFC 00/15] x86_64: Optimize percpu accesses
Mike Travis <travis@sgi.com> writes:

> Hi Eric,
>
> There is one pda op that I was not able to remove. Most likely it can be
> recoded
> but it was a bit over my expertise. Most likely the "pda_offset(field)" can be
> replaced with "per_cpu_var(field)" [per_cpu__##field], but for
> "_proxy_pda.field"
> I wasn't sure about.

If you notice we never use %1. My reading would be we just have the +m
there to tell the compiler we may be changing the field. So just
a reference to the per_cpu_var directly should be sufficient. Although
"memory" may actually be enough.

Eric


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