Re: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device.

From: Jes Sorensen (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 16:42:08 EST

>>>>> "Jeff" == Jeff Garzik <> writes:

Jeff> Donald Becker wrote:
>> On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote: > * IA64 support (Jes) Oh,
>> and this is completely bogus. This isn't a fix, it's a hack that
>> covers up the real problem.
>> The align-copy should *never* be required because the alignment
>> differs between DIX and E-II encapsulated packets. The machine
>> shouldn't crash because someone sends you a different encapsulation
>> type!

The ia64 kernel has gotten mis aligned load support, but it's slow as
a dog so we really want to copy the packet every time anyway when the
header is not aligned. If people send out 802.3 headers or other crap
on Ethernet then it's just too bad.

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