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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] PNPACPI: fix types when decoding ACPI resources [resend]
    On Tue, 2005-08-02 at 09:55 -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
    > Any objections to the patch below? I posted it last Wednesday,
    > but haven't heard anything. Once we have this fix, 8250_pnp
    > should have sufficient functionality that we can get rid of
    > 8250_acpi.
    > Use types that match the ACPI resource structures. Previously
    > the u64 value from an RSTYPE_ADDRESS64 was passed as an int,
    > which corrupts the value.
    > This is one of the things that prevents 8250_pnp from working
    > on HP ia64 boxes. After 8250_pnp works, we will be able to
    > remove 8250_acpi.c.
    We might always use 'unsigned long'. Did you have plan to remove other
    legacy acpi drivers?


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