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    SubjectRe: [patch 1/5] Staging: VME Framework for the Linux Kernel
    Martyn Welch wrote:
    > There is a further device situated between the two.
    > > How do you now protect the registers of this device from
    > > > accidental/malicous/buggy behaviour from your board, since
    > this region of the VME bus is now enabled for transfers
    > in the PCI IO Mem space?

    The kernel is not designed to work with buggy hardware--that
    would be insane, we've got more than enough dealing with our
    own bugs. However when there's no other solution (e.g.
    hardware can't be fixed for whatever reason), fixes on a
    per-case basis may be applied.


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