[PATCH 2/2] Staging: VME: Ensure TSI148 link list descriptors are written big endian

Martyn Welch martyn.welch at ge.com
Thu Mar 22 16:32:21 UTC 2012

On 22/03/12 13:48, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 01:27:30PM +0000, Martyn Welch wrote:
>> The DMA functionality fails to work on little endian processors, such as
>> found on x86 based platforms. The DMA engine copies the link list
>> descriptors from memory into big endian registers. On little endian systems
>> this results in the values being byte swapped. This patch uses standard
>> kernel functionality to ensure that the descriptors are stored in big
>> endian format.
>> Signed-off-by: Martyn Welch <martyn.welch at ge.com>
> Looks good.  :)  Thanks for doing that.

No problem, now that I've been coerced into giving sparse a try I can see me
using it more regularly :-)


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