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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] Remove uneeded resource structures from pci_dev
On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 12:48:41AM +0000, Adam Belay wrote:
> I changed FL_IRQRESOURCE to FL_NOIRQ. Russell, could you provide any
> comments? irq_resource and dma_resource are most likely
> remnants from when pci_dev was shared with pnp.
Unfortunately there isn't much I can say about this, other than it looks
like the right thing to do.

A lot of these PCI and PNP serial controllers are provided by various
people, and unfortunately no record was kept as to who has what hardware.
Of course, this makes testing these types of changes impossible.

So, the best thing I can suggest is to get the patch into Linus/akpm's
kernel and watch what happens.

Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux -
maintainer of: 2.6 PCMCIA -
2.6 Serial core
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