RE: [Linux-ia64] platform detection at run-time

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-09-26 05:48:40
>>>>> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 15:33:12 -0400, said:

  Sane> The reason, I have to detect the architecture at run time has
  Sane> to do with the interface with (sg) driver. Since the driver is
  Sane> natively compiled for 64-bit, it expects the data structure
  Sane> handed over to it, to be 64-bit wide.  Thus my 32-bit
  Sane> application cannot issue ioctl calls successfully.

That sounds like a bug in the ia32 subsystem.

There should be no need to do anything special in user level.

Received on Wed Sep 25 12:50:29 2002

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