Re: NS83820 2.6.0-test5 driver seems unstable on IA64

From: Matthew Wilcox <willy_at_debian.org>
Date: 2003-09-24 05:28:04
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 11:52:00AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 20:54:50 +0200
> Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de> wrote:
> 
> > Unaligned access are a BUG.
> 
> Wrong, they've been allowed in the kernel networking from day
> one and there is nothing that can be done to avoid the cases
> for which they occur.

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.

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