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    Subject[patch 1/3] sgi-xpc: ensure flags are updated before bte_copy
    From: Robin Holt <holt@sgi.com>

    The clearing of the msg->flags needs a barrier between it and the notify
    of the channel threads that the messages are cleaned and ready for use.

    Signed-off-by: Robin Holt <holt@sgi.com>
    Signed-off-by: Dean Nelson <dcn@sgi.com>
    Cc: <stable@kernel.org>

    ---

    drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_sn2.c | 1 +
    1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
    Index: xpc-fixes-20090115/drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_sn2.c
    ===================================================================
    --- xpc-fixes-20090115.orig/drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_sn2.c 2009-01-15 10:21:53.700266968 -0600
    +++ xpc-fixes-20090115/drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_sn2.c 2009-01-15 10:51:10.165613058 -0600
    @@ -1836,6 +1836,7 @@ xpc_process_msg_chctl_flags_sn2(struct x
    */
    xpc_clear_remote_msgqueue_flags_sn2(ch);

    + wmb(); /* ensure flags have been cleared before bte_copy */
    ch_sn2->w_remote_GP.put = ch_sn2->remote_GP.put;

    dev_dbg(xpc_chan, "w_remote_GP.put changed to %ld, partid=%d, "


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