Patchwork [v3,02/10] net/macb: memory barriers cleanup

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Submitter Nicolas Ferre
Date Oct. 30, 2012, 10:17 a.m.
Message ID <a7cce251c588465230e5bfea8b2a562b83fa57c6.1351591858.git.nicolas.ferre@atmel.com>
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Permalink /patch/195406/
State Superseded
Delegated to: David Miller
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Nicolas Ferre - Oct. 30, 2012, 10:17 a.m.
From: Havard Skinnemoen <havard@skinnemoen.net>

Remove a couple of unneeded barriers and document the remaining ones.

Signed-off-by: Havard Skinnemoen <havard@skinnemoen.net>
[nicolas.ferre@atmel.com: split patch in topics]
Signed-off-by: Nicolas Ferre <nicolas.ferre@atmel.com>
---
 drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c | 18 ++++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c
index 0931cb7..e7f554d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/macb.c
@@ -373,7 +373,9 @@  static void macb_tx(struct macb *bp)
 
 		BUG_ON(skb == NULL);
 
+		/* Make hw descriptor updates visible to CPU */
 		rmb();
+
 		bufstat = bp->tx_ring[tail].ctrl;
 
 		if (!(bufstat & MACB_BIT(TX_USED)))
@@ -416,7 +418,10 @@  static int macb_rx_frame(struct macb *bp, unsigned int first_frag,
 			if (frag == last_frag)
 				break;
 		}
+
+		/* Make descriptor updates visible to hardware */
 		wmb();
+
 		return 1;
 	}
 
@@ -437,12 +442,14 @@  static int macb_rx_frame(struct macb *bp, unsigned int first_frag,
 					       frag_len);
 		offset += RX_BUFFER_SIZE;
 		bp->rx_ring[frag].addr &= ~MACB_BIT(RX_USED);
-		wmb();
 
 		if (frag == last_frag)
 			break;
 	}
 
+	/* Make descriptor updates visible to hardware */
+	wmb();
+
 	skb->protocol = eth_type_trans(skb, bp->dev);
 
 	bp->stats.rx_packets++;
@@ -462,6 +469,8 @@  static void discard_partial_frame(struct macb *bp, unsigned int begin,
 
 	for (frag = begin; frag != end; frag = NEXT_RX(frag))
 		bp->rx_ring[frag].addr &= ~MACB_BIT(RX_USED);
+
+	/* Make descriptor updates visible to hardware */
 	wmb();
 
 	/*
@@ -480,7 +489,9 @@  static int macb_rx(struct macb *bp, int budget)
 	for (; budget > 0; tail = NEXT_RX(tail)) {
 		u32 addr, ctrl;
 
+		/* Make hw descriptor updates visible to CPU */
 		rmb();
+
 		addr = bp->rx_ring[tail].addr;
 		ctrl = bp->rx_ring[tail].ctrl;
 
@@ -675,6 +686,8 @@  static int macb_start_xmit(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev)
 
 	bp->tx_ring[entry].addr = mapping;
 	bp->tx_ring[entry].ctrl = ctrl;
+
+	/* Make newly initialized descriptor visible to hardware */
 	wmb();
 
 	entry = NEXT_TX(entry);
@@ -783,9 +796,6 @@  static void macb_init_rings(struct macb *bp)
 
 static void macb_reset_hw(struct macb *bp)
 {
-	/* Make sure we have the write buffer for ourselves */
-	wmb();
-
 	/*
 	 * Disable RX and TX (XXX: Should we halt the transmission
 	 * more gracefully?)