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    SubjectRe: [ACPI] [PATCH] `unaligned access' in acpi get_root_bridge_busnr()
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    On Thu, 2005-10-20 at 13:37 +1000, Peter Chubb wrote:
    > In drivers/acpi/glue.c the address of an integer is cast to the
    > address of an unsigned long. This breaks on systems where a long is
    > larger than an int --- for a start the int can be misaligned; for a
    > second the assignment through the pointer will overwrite part of the
    > next variable.
    >

    FWIW, I posted a nearly identical patch back at the end of September:

    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=acpi4linux&m=112775252600038

    No word of it getting anywhere. Thanks,

    Alex

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