Re: RFC: patch to allow lock-free traversal of lists with insertion

From: Richard Henderson (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 01:43:35 EST

On Mon, Oct 08, 2001 at 10:56:10PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> I somehow doubt that you need an IPI to implement the equivalent of
> "membar #StoreStore" on Alpha. Richard?

Lol. Of course not. Is someone under the impression that AXP
designers were smoking crack?

"wmb" == "membar #StoreStore".
"mb" == "membar #Sync".

See the nice mb/rmb/wmb macros in <asm/system.h>.

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