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Date:	Sat, 14 Jul 2007 15:49:21 -0400
From:	"Mike Frysinger" <vapier.adi@...il.com>
To:	"Michael Buesch" <mb@...sch.de>
Cc:	bryan.wu@...log.com, "Jeff Garzik" <jeff@...zik.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	"Andrew Morton" <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] Blackfin ethernet driver: on chip ethernet MAC controller driver

On 7/14/07, Michael Buesch <mb@...sch.de> wrote:
> On Saturday 14 July 2007 20:49:53 Bryan Wu wrote:
> > +static int __init bf537mac_probe(struct net_device *dev)
> > +{
> > +     struct bf537mac_local *lp = netdev_priv(dev);
> > +     int retval;
> > +
> > +     /* Grab the MAC address in the MAC */
> > +     *(u32 *) (&(dev->dev_addr[0])) = bfin_read_EMAC_ADDRLO();
> > +     *(u16 *) (&(dev->dev_addr[4])) = (u16) bfin_read_EMAC_ADDRHI();
>
> Endianess broken.
>
> > +struct dma_config_reg {
> > +     unsigned short b_DMA_EN:1;  /* Bit 0 : DMA Enable */
> > +     unsigned short b_WNR:1;     /* Bit 1 : DMA Direction */
> > +     unsigned short b_WDSIZE:2;  /* Bit 2 & 3 : DMA Tranfer Word size */
> > +     unsigned short b_DMA2D:1;   /* Bit 4 : DMA Mode 2D or 1D */
> > +     unsigned short b_RESTART:1; /* Bit 5 : Retain the FIFO */
> > +     unsigned short b_DI_SEL:1;  /* Bit 6 : Data Interrupt Timing Select */
> > +     unsigned short b_DI_EN:1;   /* Bit 7 : Data Interrupt Enable */
> > +     unsigned short b_NDSIZE:4;  /* Bit 8 to 11 : Flex descriptor Size */
> > +     unsigned short b_FLOW:3;    /* Bit 12 to 14 : FLOW */
> > +};
>
> This is most likely not endianess safe.

do we really need to care about this ?  this is a driver for a MAC
which can only be found on Blackfin processors and Blackfin itself is
only little endian.
-mike
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