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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PNPACPI: fix types when decoding ACPI resources [resend]
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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?

Thanks,
Shaohua

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