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    SubjectRe: [Bug 11603] Re: ACPI PnP on Intel MU440EX
    Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
    >> If you want you could try to run the attached program on your pc in
    >> "auto/bidirectional" or "auto/EPP" mode.
    >> This program does what _STA methods do.
    > I'm just curious -- what do you hope to learn from this program?
    > Do you think it will tell us more than what actually running _STA
    > did?
    Yes I was curious of the value before the mask : some of the mask and
    comparaison look strange.

    > The best solution I can think of would be to have a parameter like
    > "parport.nopnp" that made parport just probe the legacy addresses,
    > and document that you might need that on machines with broken ACPI
    > firmware. But I'm a little afraid to touch parport_pc.c.
    Aren't parport still probing it's own port if pnp failed ?


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