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Date:	Sun, 9 Dec 2007 13:57:12 +0100 (CET)
From:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:	adam radford <>
Cc:	Gabriele Gorla <>,
	linux-kernel <>,
	linux-scsi <>
Subject: Re: Patch submission question [not in the FAQ]

On Thu, 6 Dec 2007, adam radford wrote:
> 2. I removed the bitfields from the 3w-xxxx driver but I have
>    yet to add full big endian support due to lack of demand.  I have
>    such a patch for this driver (which already includes the unpacking
>    of the wait_queue_head_t variable) but I have not submitted it to
>    the main-line kernel.  The in-kernel 3w-xxxx driver is still missing
>    the byte-swaps.
>    The 3w-9xxx (9000 series 3ware driver) has full big endian support.
> Is this an official request for big endian support for the 3w-xxxx driver or
> are you looking for anybody who has a packed 'wait_queue_head_t' and
> submitting a patch to fix it?

Alpha is little endian.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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