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09 Feb 18 18:54
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Since Windows requires Little Endian you should be fine without the call.
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Subject: [ntdev] le32_to_cpu() required?
I read data from the SAS controller chip in my Windows7 driver. When I
examine the values of the data that is read from the chip on Windbg watch
window and compare it with the Linux "dmesg" command output for the same
controller card, the values match.
But in the Linux driver code for this controller, when they read the data
from the chip, for some values, they use le32_to_cpu before it is saved onto
variables in the kernel space.
Both my Windows driver and the Linux driver are meant to be loaded on x86
So, in my Win 7 driver, do I have to convert the endianness of the value
read from the chip before saving to kernel variables ?
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