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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Intel IXP4xx network drivers v.2 - Ethernet and HSS
    On Wed, May 16, 2007 at 09:05:18PM +0930, Rod Whitby wrote:

    > >> So, if the author of these patches wishes to concentrate on big-endian
    > >> support first, then we will not say (and have not said) anything which
    > >> will block inclusion of a big-endian only version of this driver.
    > >
    > > The NSLU2 people are the ones here that are saying that the driver
    > > should really support LE (because that is what they happen to be
    > > using, the rest of the world runs the ixp4xx in BE)
    >
    > I'll repeat again. NSLU2-Linux supports both BE and LE. We have
    > about 5,000 users running BE and about 5,000 users running LE.

    Perhaps, but somehow I don't think that we'd have seen any reaction
    if the submitted driver had only supported LE and not BE.


    > > Please just write the patch and let's get this over with.
    >
    > Please let's just stop arguing about it. If a patch appears before
    > it gets merged, then great. If it doesn't then it will appear at a
    > later date.

    Great. I agree.
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