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SubjectRe: [PATCH] bonding:avoid repeated display of same link status change
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 09:10:44AM -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
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> On 10/23/2018 08:54 AM, Mahesh Bandewar (महेश बंडेवार) wrote:
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> > Atomic operations are expensive (on certain architectures) and miimon
> > runs quite frequently. Is the added cost of these atomic operations
> > even worth just to avoid *duplicate info* messages? This seems like a
> > overkill!
>
> atomic_read() is a simple read, no atomic operation involved.
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> Same remark for atomic_set()

Which makes me wonder if the patch really needs atomic_t.

Michal Kubecek

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