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Date:	Tue, 8 May 2007 10:26:49 +0200 (MEST)
From:	Mikael Pettersson <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Intel IXP4xx network drivers v.2 - Ethernet and HSS

On Tue, 8 May 2007 08:22:17 +0100, Michael-Luke Jones wrote:
> On 8 May 2007, at 02:19, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
> > Adds a driver for built-in IXP4xx Ethernet MAC and HSS ports
> > +#ifndef __ARMEB__
> > +#warning Little endian mode not supported
> > +#endif
> This has gone from error to warning - fair play but if are planning  
> to put this upstream this cycle (anything's possible :) ) you'll want  
> to declare this driver broken on ARMEB in Kconfig please.
> Personally I'd like LE ethernet tested and working before we push.

AFAIK, it's a HW limitation of the IXP4xx NPEs, or
possibly Intel's microcode for them.

I run my IXP42x boxes big-endian and don't mind doing so.

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