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SubjectRe: readl() / writel() on PowerPC
On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 08:22:55PM -0400, David T Eger wrote:
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> I have been working on a driver for a PowerPC PCI card/framebuffer device,
> and noticed that the standard readl() and writel() for this platform to
> byte swapping, since PowerPC runs big-endian. However, at least for my
> hardware it's *really* not needed, and should just do a regular load
> store, as is done for CONFIG_APUS. Looking at another driver
> (drivers/char/bttv.h) I notice that Mr. Metzler redefines his read and
> write routines for PowerPC as well to do simple loads and stores to IO
> regions.


I believe you are looking for __raw_readl(), __raw_writel().



dave...

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