Recently removed io accessors

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at
Tue Oct 17 04:54:10 EST 2006

>>>>> "LV" == Linas Vepstas <linas at> writes:


>> It doesn't have to be readw (16bit accesses). Enabling the BE mode
>> and using _outsl/_insl (32bit access with byteswap) works fine.

LV> I think Paul was trrying to say that it might be easier just to
LV> 16-bit words. Are you trying to use 32-bit access due to
LV> performance concerns?

Yes, this is the hot path of the driver as I don't have DMA hardware
(copy to/from packet buffer).

Another reason is that the same driver is used for the entire 911x
series, some which have an 16bit interface and others with full 32bit.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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