Subject: Re: port-i386/2109: ultra14f.c byte-read of board ID fails on 34f (mine at least)
To: None <mhw@NETRIS.org>
From: Mike Long <email@example.com>
Date: 02/23/1996 11:23:44
>From: "Mark H. Weaver" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: Fri, 23 Feb 1996 04:39:53 -0500
>> Sorry, should've thought to check for that. 0x4156 is read, and
>> 0x5641 is what we want, meaning that the word-read seems to be
>> returning the big-endian representation for some reason.
>> Was the change to byte-reads ever tested?
>Oops, I didn't notice the htons's used in the word-read code; I just
>copied it blind from version 1.60 of ultra14f.c.
>I guess it was never tested, and is a simple mistake. How about the
>following patch instead?
I biffed this. In port-i386/2150 I translated the inw() to the
equivalent pair of inb()s, but forgot about the byte-swap performed by
htons() on the i386. I think your latest patch will work, and should
be applied ASAP.
Mike Long <email@example.com> <URL:http://www.shore.net/~mikel>
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