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SubjectRe: 2.6.11-rc5-mm1
On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 10:18:56AM -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Tue, 01 Mar 2005 13:55:29 GMT, Russell King said:
> > The PCI updates change the prototype of a helper function for
> > pci_bus_alloc_resource(), but don't touch the actual helper function
> > in PCMCIA.
>
> That explains the warning messages that gcc was tossing, which I suspected was
> involved...
>
> > This means that the PCI update is actually broken - if it's merged as
> > is into Linus' tree, PCMCIA will break there as well.
>
> Is the patch made to PCI actually incorrect, or is the proper way to do this
> to propagate the changes into the relevant PCMCIA code?

PCI has been updated to accept 64-bit resources, but the PCMCIA code
has been missed. So the correct fix is to propagate the changes where
necessary into the PCMCIA code.

The minimalist solution is to fix up the PCMCIA alignment functions.

--
Russell King
Linux kernel 2.6 ARM Linux - http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/
maintainer of: 2.6 Serial core
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