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Date:	Fri, 16 Mar 2012 22:23:52 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3 v3] netxen: qlogic ethernet : Fix endian bug.

From: santosh nayak <>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:28:24 +0530

> From: Santosh Nayak <>
> Change the datatype of "ip_addr" to __be32 as 'ip' should be in
> big endian format.
> Adapter needs "ip address" in big endian format stored at lower 32bit
> of req.word[1]. netxen_config_ipaddr() now receives 'ip' in big endian
> format. To satisfy adapter's need, use memcpy() to copy byte by byte
> of 'ip' into lower 32bit of req.word[1].
> Mac address and serial number of adapter need to be in little endian format.
> Change the data type of the related  variables to __le32 / __le64 or cast it
> explicitly to __le32 / __le64 depending upon the requirement.
> Signed-off-by: Santosh Nayak <>

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