Re: NS83820 2.6.0-test5 driver seems unstable on IA64

From: David S. Miller <davem_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2003-09-24 05:22:00
On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 20:28:04 +0100
Matthew Wilcox <willy@debian.org> wrote:

> That's not true; they could be avoided by using get_unaligned() and
> put_unaligned().  You just don't want to because they'd make sparc suck.

Not only sparc would be effected by this.  Using {get,put}_unaligned()
all over the networking would incur a penalty for many platforms, not
just sparc.

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