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SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/17] powerpc/8xx: Remove PTE_ATOMIC_UPDATES
On Fri, 2018-05-04 at 14:34 +0200, Christophe Leroy wrote:
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> commit 1bc54c03117b9 ("powerpc: rework 4xx PTE access and TLB miss")
> introduced non atomic PTE updates and started the work of removing
> PTE updates in TLB miss handlers, but kept PTE_ATOMIC_UPDATES for the
> 8xx with the following comment:
> /* Until my rework is finished, 8xx still needs atomic PTE updates */
> commit fe11dc3f9628e ("powerpc/8xx: Update TLB asm so it behaves as linux
> mm expects") removed all PTE updates done in TLB miss handlers

Is that my 7 year old commit ?

> Therefore, atomic PTE updates are not needed anymore for the 8xx

About time removing atomic updates then :)

> Signed-off-by: Christophe Leroy <>
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