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Re: [PATCH] 64bit unaligned access on 32bit kernel

Subject: Re: [PATCH] 64bit unaligned access on 32bit kernel
From: Atsushi Nemoto <>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 13:58:40 +0900 (JST)
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>>>>> On Tue, 7 Mar 2006 18:09:07 +0000, Ralf Baechle <> 
>>>>> said:
ralf> Below's fix results in exactly the same code size on all
ralf> compilers and configurations I've tested it.

ralf> I also have another more elegant fix which as a side effect
ralf> makes get_unaligned work for arbitrary data types but it that
ralf> one results in a slight code bloat:

I tested the patch attached on several MIPS kernel (big/little,
32bit/64bit) with gcc 3.4.5.  In most (but not all) case, Ralf's fix
resulted better than the previous fix.

Acked-by: Atsushi Nemoto <>

Atsushi Nemoto

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