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SubjectRe: [PATCH] media/radio [check_region() removal... ]
Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > 2) i found that some net drivers (3c527.c, sk_mca.c) use io region and
> > don't call request_region() at all. Should they be fixed ?
>
> Probably.
>
> MCA bus ensures there can be no collisions of I/O space but it does mean the
> user cannot see what is where as is

Ditto for PCI... it's also a good idea to do it so that another driver
doesn't trample on your I/O space. I don't think there are any
de4x5/tulip type situations for MCA, but ya never know...

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