commit 2751c9882b947292fcfb084c4f604e01724af804 ("vhost: cross-endian
support for legacy devices") introduced a minor regression: even with
cross-endian disabled, and even on LE host, vhost_is_little_endian is
checking is_le flag so there's always a branch.

To fix, simply check virtio_legacy_is_little_endian first.

Cc: Greg Kurz <>
Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <>
 drivers/vhost/vhost.h | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/drivers/vhost/vhost.h b/drivers/vhost/vhost.h
index 4772862..d3f7674 100644
--- a/drivers/vhost/vhost.h
+++ b/drivers/vhost/vhost.h
@@ -183,10 +183,17 @@ static inline bool vhost_has_feature(struct 
vhost_virtqueue *vq, int bit)
        return vq->acked_features & (1ULL << bit);
 static inline bool vhost_is_little_endian(struct vhost_virtqueue *vq)
        return vq->is_le;
+static inline bool vhost_is_little_endian(struct vhost_virtqueue *vq)
+       return virtio_legacy_is_little_endian() || vq->is_le;
 /* Memory accessors */
 static inline u16 vhost16_to_cpu(struct vhost_virtqueue *vq, __virtio16 val)
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