[PATCH v2] can: xilinx CAN controller support.

Marc Kleine-Budde mkl at pengutronix.de
Fri Feb 14 04:04:36 EST 2014

On 02/14/2014 09:55 AM, Michal Simek wrote:
> Hi Marc,
>>> +	int waiting_ech_skb_num;
>>> +	int xcan_echo_skb_max_tx;
>>> +	int xcan_echo_skb_max_rx;
>>> +	struct napi_struct napi;
>>> +	spinlock_t ech_skb_lock;
>>> +	u32 (*read_reg)(const struct xcan_priv *priv, int reg);
>>> +	void (*write_reg)(const struct xcan_priv *priv, int reg, u32 val);
>> Please remove read_reg, write_reg, as long as there isn't any BE support
>> in the driver, call them directly.
> That's not entirely truth. If you look at Microblaze then you will see
> that Microblaze can be BE and LE.
> There is just missing endian detection which we will add to the next version.

As far as I know the endianess of the kernel is fixed and known during
compile time. Correct me if I'm wrong. So there is no need for a runtime
detection of the endianess and so no need for {read,write}_reg function

> But because MB io helper functions are broken for a while you should be
> able to use this driver on both endianess.
> btw: I would prefer to use ioread32 and ioread32be instead of readl.
> Is it OK for you?

Make it so. :)


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