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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] Re: fbcon slowness [was NTP on 2.4.2?]
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 12:02:54PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> I think you need an mb here. To force sychronization with other CPUs.
> Unless you know you are UP or there is no possibility another CPU may
> access the relevant device.

Yes - in most cases you need synchronization at a higher level.
For instance, you don't want other CPUs accessing the device while
you are sending command sequences to it.

Ivan.
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