Subject: Re: kern/19269: alignment error in wd(4)
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: enami tsugutomo <email@example.com>
Date: 12/05/2002 11:55:18
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > __bs_rm_4() is bus_space_read_multi_4() in hpcmips.
> > vaddr=0xc3770a12 is not align for VR4122.
> I don't know why the buffer is not aligned here, and we need to find why.
> This would also cause problems for DMA operations.
It is known that fdisk(8) actually requests to read into only halfword
aligned (i.e., not word aligned) buffer.