Re: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 07:49:43 EST

On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> > There was not a bug in the driver. The bug was/is in the protocol handling
> > code. The protocol handling code *must* be able to handle unaligned IP
> > headers.

> It does. It does so on IA64 now as well. The only architecture which has troubles
> with alignment on IP frames now is ARM2

So the IA64-specific PKT_CAN_COPY code in starfire can go away
completely? Jes, can you test such w/ the latest kernel and starfire,
less your IA64-specific code?

The starfire update has never gone to Linus because this issue was


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