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Date:	Mon, 17 Dec 2007 18:15:50 -0500
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Al Viro <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] endianness annotations and fixes for olympic

Al Viro wrote:
> 	* missing braces in !readl(...) & ...
> 	* trivial endianness annotations
> 	* in olympic_arb_cmd() the loop collecting fragments of
> packet is b0rken on big-endian - we have
> 	(next_ptr && (buf_ptr=olympic_priv->olympic_lap + ntohs(next_ptr)))
> as condition and it should have swab16(), not ntohs() - it's host-endian
> byteswapped, not big-endian.  So if we get more than one fragment on big-endian
> host, we get screwed.
> 	This ntohs() got missed back when the rest of those had been switched
> to swab16() in 2.4.0-test2-pre1 - at a guess, nobody had hit fragmented
> packets during the testing of PPC fixes.
> PS: Ken Aaker cc'd on assumption that he is the same guy who'd done the
> original set of PPC fixes in olympic
> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <>

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