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Date:	Tue, 08 May 2007 10:29:03 +0200
From:	Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo@...g.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.arm.linux.org.uk, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Michael Jones <mlj28@....ac.uk>,
	Krzysztof Halasa <khc@...waw.pl>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Intel IXP4xx network drivers v.2 - Ethernet and HSS

Michael Jones wrote:

>> +#ifndef __ARMEB__
>> +#warning Little endian mode not supported
>> +#endif
> 
> Personally I'm less fussed about WAN / LE support. Anyone with any  
> sense will run ixp4xx boards doing such a specialised network  
> operation as BE. Also, NSLU2-Linux can't test this functionality with  
> our LE setup as we don't have this hardware on-board. You may just  
> want to declare a depends on ARMEB in Kconfig (with or without OR  
> (ARM || BROKEN) ) and have done with it - it's up to you.

Christian Hohnstaedt's work did support LE though.

Not all ixp4xx boards are by definition "doing such a specialised 
network operation".


Krzysztof, why is LE not supported?

Do you need access to ixp4xx that starts in LE mode?


-- 
Tomasz Chmielewski
http://wpkg.org

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