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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/3] xen/arm: Move p2m context save/restore in a separate function

Hi Ian,

On 03/21/2014 09:19 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-03-20 at 17:59 +0000, Julien Grall wrote:
>>> Are all of these isb()s necessary?  I guess this is only code motion,
>>> so in any case, Acked-by: Tim Deegan <tim@xxxxxxx> (for the whole series)
>>> but it seems like at least the one after the VTTBR write could go?
>> Thanks for the review.
>> Yes, the isb() right after VTBBR can be removed.
> Actually I think there are probably loads of barriers in the context
> switch path which can be dropped in favour of a final one at the end,
> not all that much stuff there relies on stuff which is reloaded before
> it (of course we should keep barriers for cases where there is a
> dependence).

Sorry for the late answer. Shall I rework this patch and remove the
duplicated isb and HCR_VM?


Julien Grall

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