[Bridge] [BRIDGE] Unaligned access on IA64 when comparing ethernet addresses

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Apr 18 01:28:04 PDT 2007


From: Pavel Emelianov <xemul at sw.ru>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 10:43:56 +0400

> [snip]
> 
> > --- linux-2.6.orig/net/bridge/br_private.h	2007-04-17
> > 13:26:48.000000000 -0700 +++ linux-2.6/net/bridge/br_private.h
> > 2007-04-17 13:30:29.000000000 -0700 @@ -36,7 +36,7 @@
> >  {
> >  	unsigned char	prio[2];
> >  	unsigned char	addr[6];
> > -};
> > +} __attribute__((aligned(8)));
> 
> Why "8"? Mustn't it be "16"? Address is to be 2-bytes aligned...

Actually it could be made "2", the aligned() attribute is
in bytes, not bits.



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