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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 for-2.11] hw/net/vmxnet3: Fix code to work on

From: David Gibson
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2 for-2.11] hw/net/vmxnet3: Fix code to work on big endian hosts, too
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:18:04 +1100

On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:59:31 +0100
Thomas Huth <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 15.11.2017 00:33, David Gibson wrote:
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> David, I agree with all of your comments - I had similar thoughts when I
> was working with the code. However, as you already indicated, to address
> all of this, we would need to rewrite most parts of this device. That's
> out of my scope here - I wanted to keep the changes as minimal as
> possible, so that there is a chance that we can get the endianness
> problem still fixed for 2.11. So do you think that the patch is OK for
> this? ... otherwise, I think I'll rather send a patch that removes the
> vmxnet3 from the pxe-tester again - then it won't be tested anymore and
> we won't get anymore endianness test failures.

Yeah, good point.  Getting a fix in place is more important than
making the existing stuff more elegant.

Reviewed-by: David Gibson <address@hidden>

David Gibson <address@hidden>
Principal Software Engineer, Virtualization, Red Hat

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