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Date:	Tue, 12 Dec 2006 20:31:32 -0600
From:	Erik Jacobson <erikj@....com>
To:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>
Cc:	Erik Jacobson <erikj@....com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	guillaume.thouvenin@...l.net, matthltc@...ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] connector: Some fixes for ia64 unaligned access errors

> But it's rather a lot of churn for such a thing.  Did you consider simply using
> put_unaligned() against the specific offending field(s)?

Hi.  This was not considered.

I wanted to give you some quick feedback, so I tried your suggestion in the
fork path.  It seemed to fix the problem as well.

put_unaligned(timespec_to_ns(&ts), (__u64 *) &ev->timestamp_ns);

Is what I tried.

I'm on vacation tomorrow but on Thursday, if you like, I can whip up
a patch that does this and test it more thoroughly.  Is this the
direction you prefer?  What I did just now was really quick and dirty
to see if it has a shot or not but it looks like put_unaligned will
fix it too.

-- 
Erik Jacobson - Linux System Software - SGI - Eagan, Minnesota
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