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Date:   Sat, 30 May 2020 03:46:22 +0300
From:   Vadym Kochan <>
To:     David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [net-next 1/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add driver for Prestera
 family ASIC devices

Hi David,

On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 05:18:39PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> Please remove all of the __packed attributes.
> I looked at your data structures and all of them use fixed sized types
> and are multiples of 4 so the __packed attribute is completely
> unnecessary.
> The alignment attribute is also unnecessary so please remove that too.

Some of the fields are u8, so I assume there might be holes added by
the compiler ? Also these attributes guarantee some ABI compatibility
with FW side, I will try to remove them and check but it sounds for me a bit

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