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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Intel IXP4xx network drivers v.2 - Ethernet and HSS
    On Tue, 8 May 2007 08:22:17 +0100, Michael-Luke Jones wrote:
    > On 8 May 2007, at 02:19, Krzysztof Halasa wrote:
    >
    > > Adds a driver for built-in IXP4xx Ethernet MAC and HSS ports
    ...
    > > +#ifndef __ARMEB__
    > > +#warning Little endian mode not supported
    > > +#endif
    >
    > This has gone from error to warning - fair play but if are planning
    > to put this upstream this cycle (anything's possible :) ) you'll want
    > to declare this driver broken on ARMEB in Kconfig please.
    >
    > Personally I'd like LE ethernet tested and working before we push.

    AFAIK, it's a HW limitation of the IXP4xx NPEs, or
    possibly Intel's microcode for them.

    I run my IXP42x boxes big-endian and don't mind doing so.

    /Mikael
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