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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 6/7] xen/arm: flush D-cache and I-cache when appropriate

On Wed, 2012-10-24 at 16:59 +0100, Tim Deegan wrote:
> > +    asm volatile (
> > +        "dsb;"
> > +        STORE_CP32(0, DCCMVAC)
> > +        "isb;"
> > +        : : "r" (r0) : "memory");
> Does this need a 'memory' clobber?  Can we get away with just saying it
> consumes *va as an input?  All we need to be sure of is that the
> particular thing we're flushing has been written out; no need to stop
> any other optimizations.
> I guess it might need to be re-cast as a macro so the compiler knows how
> big *va is?

Does it matter that this flushes the cache line containing va, which
might be larger than whatever type va is?

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