Re: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device

From: Ion Badulescu (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 07:54:09 EST

On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> On Wed, 14 Feb 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> > 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 way I understand it, IA64 and Alpha cope with it, but at the expense
of taking an exception for each packet -- so it's not worth it.


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