[U-Boot] [PATCH] net: See to it that sent data is aligned to the ethernet controllers wishes

Simon Kagstrom simon.kagstrom at netinsight.net
Wed Aug 19 09:51:20 CEST 2009

On Wed, 19 Aug 2009 15:36:04 +0800
"Liu Dave-R63238" <DaveLiu at freescale.com> wrote:

> > Currently kirkwood_egiga.c has an 8-byte requirement. This patch is an
> > alternative and replacement for "[PATCH] arm:kirkwood See to it that
> > sent data is 8-byte aligned" sent here
> > 
> >   http://lists.denx.de/pipermail/u-boot/2009-August/058829.html
> > 
> > For other devices, I've setup send_alignment to 1.
> Basically NACK for it.
> Why you don't resolve the alignment issue in your driver?

Well, that's what the other patch I sent does (the link above), but
there were wishes then to handle this above the driver layer, hence
this patch :-)

I'm fine with either way, but if there are other drivers with alignment
requirements, I'd prefer this variant.

// Simon

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