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Date:	Wed, 16 May 2007 11:20:10 +0100
From:	Michael-Luke Jones <mlj28@....ac.uk>
To:	Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@...tstofly.org>
Cc:	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo@...g.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.arm.linux.org.uk, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Krzysztof Halasa <khc@...waw.pl>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Intel IXP4xx network drivers v.2 - Ethernet and HSS

On 16 May 2007, at 10:41, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> Making a driver work in both modes
> of operation is generally not just an issue of adding a couple of
> be32_to_cpu()s in the right places.

While this comment is technically correct, Christian's driver  
achieves endian agnostic operation with only 10 additional lines of  
code [1].

Thus, there is no reason to assume that gaining LE support will be a  
major issue.

Michael-Luke

[1] http://www.hohnstaedt.de/ixp_npe/0.3.1/ixp4xx_npe_driver-0.3.1.diff
Search in this file for "swap the payload of the SKB" (it's in  
mac_driver.c)

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