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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/16] bus: mhi: core: Add support for ringing channel/event ring doorbells
Hi Arnd,

On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 12:39:06PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 12:19 PM Manivannan Sadhasivam
> <manivannan.sadhasivam@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> > +int __must_check mhi_read_reg(struct mhi_controller *mhi_cntrl,
> > + void __iomem *base, u32 offset, u32 *out)
> > +{
> > + u32 tmp = readl_relaxed(base + offset);
> ....
> > +void mhi_write_reg(struct mhi_controller *mhi_cntrl, void __iomem *base,
> > + u32 offset, u32 val)
> > +{
> > + writel_relaxed(val, base + offset);
>
> Please avoid using _relaxed accessors by default, and use the regular
> ones instead. There are a number of things that can go wrong with
> the relaxed version, so ideally each caller should have a comment
> explaining why this instance is safe without the barriers and why it
> matters to not have it.
>
> If there are performance critical callers of mhi_read_reg/mhi_write_reg,
> you could add mhi_read_reg_relaxed/mhi_write_reg_relaxed for those
> and apply the same rules there.
>
> Usually most mmio accesses are only needed for reconfiguration or
> other slow paths.
>

Fair point. I'll defer to readl/writel APIs and I also need to add
le32_to_cpu/cpu_to_le32 to them.

Thanks,
Mani

> Arnd

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