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Date:	Wed, 16 May 2007 14:00:24 +0200
From:	Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh@...tstofly.org>
To:	Rod Whitby <rod@...tby.id.au>
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,
	Michael Jones <mlj28@....ac.uk>,
	Krzysztof Halasa <khc@...waw.pl>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Intel IXP4xx network drivers v.2 - Ethernet and HSS

On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 09:05:18PM +0930, Rod Whitby wrote:

> >> So, if the author of these patches wishes to concentrate on big-endian
> >> support first, then we will not say (and have not said) anything which
> >> will block inclusion of a big-endian only version of this driver.
> > 
> > The NSLU2 people are the ones here that are saying that the driver
> > should really support LE (because that is what they happen to be
> > using, the rest of the world runs the ixp4xx in BE)
> 
> I'll repeat again.  NSLU2-Linux supports both BE and LE.  We have
> about 5,000 users running BE and about 5,000 users running LE.

Perhaps, but somehow I don't think that we'd have seen any reaction
if the submitted driver had only supported LE and not BE.


> > Please just write the patch and let's get this over with.
> 
> Please let's just stop arguing about it.  If a patch appears before
> it gets merged, then great.  If it doesn't then it will appear at a
> later date.

Great.  I agree.
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