Re: [PATCH] drivers/block/xsysace - replace in(out)_8/in(out)_be16/in(out)_le16with generic iowrite(read)8/16(be)

From: Grant Likely
Date: Fri Feb 08 2013 - 02:14:45 EST

On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 11:05 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thursday 07 February 2013, Grant Likely wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 3:28 PM, Alexey Brodkin
> Of course, as long as the driver is only ever used to access
> the same non-removable block device and you don't change
> the driver, it does not matter at all whether you swap bytes
> on the data port or not, because they are swapped on both
> read and write, and it's just storage. Only if you try to
> read the device with a "correct" driver, you will see a problem
> if it was written with a "wrong" driver.

It's actually a removable compact flash card interface. I know that
the current big-endian support code is correct because my laptop
doesn't complain about the data. :-)

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