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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] atl1: Revised Attansic L1 ethernet driver
> > Be careful with :1 bitfields when working with hardware - the compiler
> > has more than one choice about how to pack them.
> Lacking a spec, I'm not entirely sure what the original intent was, so
> we're stuck with testing. Is there a specific disambiguation technique
> you recommend?

Assuming the driver works on x86 then you know how the bits are laid out.
You may find later you need to put in ifdefs for bitfield endian-ness as
we do in things like include/linux/ip.h

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