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Re: [PATCH 2.5] ide.h fix(es)

To: Brian Murphy <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.5] ide.h fix(es)
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 2003 16:11:55 +0200
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On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 11:40:36PM +0200, Brian Murphy wrote:

> this fixes some problems with undefined symbols in IDE and also
> seems to work (as far as my limited testing can go at the moment).
> Sorry if I was out of order in removing the big endian stuff, 

The big endian stuff was just old code, so from the point you were right
with removing it.  It's not an entirely correct solution though, on some
MIPS IDE systems the OS has to do endianess conversion, on some the
hardware takes care of it.  IDE as a big endian thing that was made
popular through the little endian PC platform has funny endianess issues
at times ...


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