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From: "Benjamin Herrenschmidt" <>
To: "Alan Cox" <>
Cc: "Linus Torvalds" <>,
	"Andre Hedrick" <>,
	"Linux Kernel Mailing List" <>,
	"Jens Axboe" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix ide-iops for big endian archs
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 17:14:14 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20020926151414.26040@> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

>On Wed, 2002-09-25 at 13:32, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>> I enclosed the patch as an attachement too in case the mailer screws
>> it up...
>Please do one thing. For the stuff that needs weird powerpcisms put all
>the seperate stuff in one block with its own copy of the static inlines
>so we dont have in ifdef in half the functions in the file

This is _NOT_ a weird PowerPC'ism !!!

It's just a matter of use the proper operation, that is "insw/outsw"
instead of trying to re-implement it with a loop of basic inw/outw,
which is wrong for _any_ BE arch (except maybe weird m68k'ism where
IDE is wired the wrong way around)


  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-26 15:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-25 12:32 [PATCH] fix ide-iops for big endian archs Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2002-09-25 18:22 ` Linus Torvalds
2002-09-25 22:44   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2002-09-26 15:11     ` Alan Cox
2002-09-26 15:16       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2002-09-26 16:04       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2002-09-26 15:09 ` Alan Cox
2002-09-26 15:14   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]
2002-09-26 20:58     ` Richard Zidlicky
2002-09-26 21:03       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
     [not found] <>
2002-09-25 18:19 ` Pete Zaitcev
2002-09-25 19:57   ` David S. Miller
2002-09-25 22:49     ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
2002-09-25 22:48   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt

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