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Date:	Mon, 22 Oct 2007 12:49:40 -0700 (PDT)
From:	Linus Torvalds <>
To:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
cc:	Jens Axboe <>,
	Linux Kernel Development <>,, Linux/m68k <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/10] Change table chaining layout

On Mon, 22 Oct 2007, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Better safe than sorry...
> Is it possible that a chain entry pointer has bit 1 set on architectures
> (e.g. m68k) where the natural alignment of 32-bit quantities is _2_ bytes,
> not 4?

Better make sure that such alignment never happens... But no, I don't 
think it will, since these things would generally always have to be 
allocated with an allocator, and the *allocator* won't return 2-byte 
aligned data structures.

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