[PATCH] Remove powerpc specific parts of 3c509 driver

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Sep 21 06:06:32 EST 2006

>>>> Sure, PCI busses are little-endian.  But is readX()/writeX() for  
>>>> PCI
>>>> only?
>>> Yes.
>>> For other buses, use foo_writel(), etc.
>> Can this please be documented then?  Never heard this before...
> You have come late to the party.

WHat do you mean here?  Could you please explain?

> This has been the case for many, many years.

No, it was never documented AFAICS.

> And there is no point in a massive rename to pci_writel(), either.

That would be really inconvenient, sure.  It's also inconvenient
that all the nice short names are PCI-only.


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