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Date:	Sun, 7 Oct 2007 12:15:06 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>
To:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Linux Kernel Development <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: libertas and endianness

Somehow (haven't found out why it suddenly got compiled, no .config
changes) this showed up in the list of warnings in 2.6.23-rc9 compared
to -rc8 on one of my m68k builds:

| drivers/net/wireless/libertas/cmd.c:189: warning: large integer implicitly truncated to unsigned type
| drivers/net/wireless/libertas/cmd.c:195: warning: large integer implicitly truncated to unsigned type

The offending lines are:

| wep->keytype[i] = cpu_to_le16(cmd_type_wep_40_bit);
| wep->keytype[i] = cpu_to_le16(cmd_type_wep_104_bit);

I.e. it tries to store 0x0100 resp. 0x0200 into keytype[i], which is is u8.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

						Geert

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@...ux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds
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