[PATCH 06/18] [POWERPC] Fix UARTLITE reg io for little-endian architectures (ie. microblaze)

Olof Johansson olof at lixom.net
Sat Sep 29 06:47:49 EST 2007

On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 02:42:32PM -0600, Grant Likely wrote:
> On 9/28/07, Olof Johansson <olof at lixom.net> wrote:
> > Hmm, I see the start changed, and you're now reading/writing a full
> > 32-bit word instead of individual bytes. Still, looks a little fishy to
> > me. Wouldn't it be more appropriate to change the ULITE_RX offset to be
> > 3 higher and still read/write bytes?
> >
> > Or are the registers defined as 32-bit ones? (I don't remember, it was
> > so long since I touched uartlite myself. :-)
> All the registers are defined as 32 bit ones.  I think it makes more
> sense to access the registers as they are documented, and it
> eliminates the 'magic' +3 needed to make it work now.

Ok, thaks for the clarification. Feel free to add it as motivation in
the patch description. :)

> > (Same for the other functions below, but the general principle applies.)
> >
> > Also, I'm not sure you need to cast port->membase to void*, do you? The
> > math will still be right since it's declared as char *.
> membase is now defined as u32*, so the cast is needed.

Hm, I must have looked at a stale tree.



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