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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 ?


Matthieu


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