Re: NS83820 2.6.0-test5 driver seems unstable on IA64

From: Andreas Schwab <schwab_at_suse.de>
Date: 2003-09-24 04:54:50
Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@kvack.org> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 11:21:35AM -0700, Luck, Tony wrote:
>> Looking at a couple of ia64 build servers here I see zero unaligned
>> access messages in the logs.
>
> ip options can still be an odd number of bytes.  Having itanic spew bogus 
> log messages is just plain wrong (yet another hardware issue pushed off on 
> software for no significant gain).

Unaligned access are a BUG.

Andreas.

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