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Re: ddb write and io memory
matthew green wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 08:45:48PM +0100, Frank Wille wrote:
>> Therefore I would like to change ddb/db_write_cmd.c as in the
>> following ch:
>> Any objections? Do we absolutely need to print the old value here?
> I think it's somewhat desirable to. Wouldn't it be better anyway to
> create a second command ("iowrite" or "regwrite" or something) that
> both does this and also does anything else that might be necessary
> to write to I/O registers safely, like flushing caches?
> yeah - please invent a new commamd
Ok. I make a new command. iowrite sounds nice.
> (maybe even "mach" command) to
> do this, instead of changing how write works.
I doubt that a machine command makes much sense, because I see no machine
dependency in not reading memory before writing it.
Flushing caches should be done anyway in the MD backend of db_memwr.c.
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