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From: Richard Zidlicky <rz@linux-m68k.org>
To: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@transmeta.com>,
	Andre Hedrick <andre@linux-ide.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix ide-iops for big endian archs
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 22:58:47 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20020926225847.B2242@linux-m68k.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20020926151414.26040@192.168.4.1>; from benh@kernel.crashing.org on Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 05:14:14PM +0200

On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 05:14:14PM +0200, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> >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)

to put it a bit more precise, this is bus endianness, nothing to 
do with arch endianness.

Richard

  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-26 21:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-25 12:32 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
2002-09-26 20:58     ` Richard Zidlicky [this message]
2002-09-26 21:03       ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt
     [not found] <mailman.1032957359.10217.linux-kernel2news@redhat.com>
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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