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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/8] SFI: include/linux/sfi.h
On Tue, 23 Jun 2009 17:06:54 +0800
Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> wrote:

> > +/*
> > + * Table structures must be byte-packed to match the SFI
> > specification,
> > + * as they are provided by the BIOS.
> > + */
> > +#pragma pack(1)
> > +struct sfi_table_header {
> > + char signature[SFI_SIGNATURE_SIZE];
> > + u32 length;
> > + u8 revision;
> > + u8 checksum;
> > + char oem_id[SFI_OEM_ID_SIZE];
> > + char oem_table_id[SFI_OEM_TABLE_ID_SIZE];
> > +};
> Are they endian specific?
> In that case use the correct endian specific types.

I can try to answer this question, Len, correct me if I'm wrong.

These SFI tables are just byte strings, and created by FW, FW can chose
to use big-endian or little-endian in these tables based on what platform
they are used. So it's transparent for SFI driver code.

Thanks,
Feng

>
> Same for the other types later in this file.
>
> Sam


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