Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/dev/ic
To: Izumi Tsutsui <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/12/2006 20:20:03
On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 03:10:06AM +0900, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
> > > (though rtl8169.c should have some flag which indicates RTL8168 quirk,
> > > which can't xfer RX packets into unaligned buffers)
> > So, we'd have a RE_ETHER_ALIGN(sc) macro that wraps it? Sounds good.
> I still wonder if RTL8168 could appear on !__NO_STRICT_ALIGNMENT hosts.
Dunno, but there are a few DSPs out there with ethernet interfaces
that require aligned RX buffers, but where the (big-endian) cpu can't
read misaligned data. The h/w guys want shooting, 2 bytes of any-value
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org