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Date:	Mon, 07 May 2007 22:00:20 +0200
From:	Krzysztof Halasa <>
To:	Christian Hohnstaedt <>
Cc:	Michael-Luke Jones <>,,,
	Russell King <>,
	Jeff Garzik <>,
	lkml <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] Intel IXP4xx network drivers

Christian Hohnstaedt <> writes:

> - the NPE can also be used as DMA engine and for crypto operations.
>   Both are not network related.
>   Additionally, the NPE is not only ixp4xx related, but is
>   also used in IXP23xx CPUs, so it could be placed in
>   arch/arm/common or arch/arm/xscale ?
> - The MAC is used on IXP23xx, too. So the drivers for
>   both CPU familys only differ in the way they exchange
>   network packets between the NPE and the kernel.

Hmm... perhaps someone have a spare device with such IXP23xx
and wants to make it a donation for science? :-)
Krzysztof Halasa
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