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Date:	Sat, 27 Mar 2010 22:11:34 +0100
From:	François Romieu <romieu@...zoreil.com>
To:	Timo Teräs <timo.teras@....fi>
Cc:	Ivan Vecera <ivecera@...hat.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: r8169 mac reading/writing broken

Timo Teräs <timo.teras@....fi> :
[...]
> Any ideas how to check this?

Check the datasheet of VIA's chipset for a WC control bit - there
ought to be one - and disable it.

> Or is swapping MAC0/MAC4 writes, or adding the extra read an
> acceptable fix/workaround?

swapping should reliably disable WC. It would be fine.

-- 
Ueimor
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