smb(4): address format

Andriy Gapon avg at
Wed Jan 21 06:21:02 PST 2009

on 21/01/2009 15:57 John Baldwin said the following:
> On Friday 16 January 2009 8:17:26 am Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 15/01/2009 20:08 M. Warner Losh said the following:
>>> The format that is preferred on FreeBSD is xxxxxxxx0b.  That's the
>>> format that the existing IIC bridge drivers use and deal with.  I've
>>> not looked at the SMB drivers, but I went through all the iic bridge
>>> drivers in the 6.x time frame and made sure they were all consistent.
>>> If I missed the smb drivers, that's my bad.
>>> I could find no evidence that there was a format that was more
>>> preferred apart from the dozen data sheets that I'd read at the time
>>> which used the xxxxxxx0b.
>> What about the attached patch.
>> It brings ichsmb in line with this format and also adds a simple check
>> into smb(4).
> Commit!

I guess this would also need a note in UPDATING and some HEADS UP in
current at .

Andriy Gapon

More information about the freebsd-arch mailing list