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Date:	Fri, 08 Dec 2006 23:47:22 -0800
From:	Matt Helsley <>
To:	Pete Zaitcev <>
Cc:	Erik Jacobson <>,,
	LKML <>,
	Andrew Morton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] connector: Some fixes for ia64 unaligned access errors

On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 19:20 -0800, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Dec 2006 17:22:13 -0600, Erik Jacobson <> wrote:


	Thanks for cc'ing me on this patch.

> > Here, we just adjust how the variables are declared and use memcopy to
> > avoid the error messages.
> > -	ev->timestamp_ns = timespec_to_ns(&ts);
> > +	ev.timestamp_ns = timespec_to_ns(&ts);
> Please try to declare u64 timestamp_ns, then copy it into the *ev
> instead of copying whole *ev. This ought to fix the problem if
> buffer[] ends aligned to 32 bits or better.

Yes, I like this suggestion.

> Also... Since Linus does not take patches in general off l-k anymore,
> you have to find whoever herds the connector and feed the patch through
> him/her.
> -- Pete

	I contributed and continue to follow this particular connector (Evgeniy
Polyakov wrote the generic connector code). In the past I've given my
patches to Andrew Morton and requested inclusion in -mm -- that may be
the best route (Andrew?). I'd be happy to Ack a patch implementing
Pete's suggestion.

	-Matt Helsley

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