Re: NS83820 2.6.0-test5 driver seems unstable on IA64

From: Benjamin LaHaise <>
Date: 2003-09-24 05:11:28
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 03:10:11PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Traditionally, if the NIC driver is accessing unaligned data, it should
> be using get/put_unaligned().

The driver isn't, the networking stack is (it has to).  For more examples 
where this behaviour is required: PPPoE, VLAN...

"The software industry today survives only through an unstated agreement 
not to stir things up too much.  We must hope this lawsuit [by SCO] isn't 
the big stirring spoon." -- Ian Lance Taylor, Linux Journal, June 2003
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