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Re: ide_ops issues for big endian mips

To: Lyle Bainbridge <>
Subject: Re: ide_ops issues for big endian mips
From: Alan Cox <>
Date: 22 Apr 2003 23:05:11 +0100
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On Maw, 2003-04-22 at 23:45, Lyle Bainbridge wrote:
> provided some IDE operations ide_insw, ide_outsw,
> ide_insl and ide_outsl, that didn't use the standard
> io.h functions (insw, outsw, insl, outsl) but instead 
> provided some special IDE versions that didn't do the
> byte swapping done by the standard calls.

A port can override these. PowerPC does the neccessary since
it also has deeply broken I/O functions.

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