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SubjectRe: test12-pre2
On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 06:45:31PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Due to the birth of my third daughter last week (yes, I got /.'ed), if you
> sent me patches that aren't in pre2, you can pretty much consider them
> lost.

Congrats ;-)

> - Kai Germaschewski: ISDN updates

There seem to be a questionable part of it (didn't see this part
on linux-kernel, why?).

diff -u --recursive --new-file v2.4.0-test11/linux/drivers/isdn/hisax/bkm_a8.c linux/drivers/isdn/hisax/bkm_a8.c
--- v2.4.0-test11/linux/drivers/isdn/hisax/bkm_a8.c Mon Aug 21 07:49:02 2000
+++ linux/drivers/isdn/hisax/bkm_a8.c Mon Nov 27 16:53:43 2000
@@ -282,17 +283,17 @@

-static struct pci_dev *dev_a8 __initdata = NULL;
-static u16 sub_vendor_id __initdata = 0;
-static u16 sub_sys_id __initdata = 0;
-static u_char pci_bus __initdata = 0;
-static u_char pci_device_fn __initdata = 0;
-static u_char pci_irq __initdata = 0;
+static struct pci_dev *dev_a8 __initdata;
+static u16 sub_vendor_id __initdata;
+static u16 sub_sys_id __initdata;
+static u_char pci_bus __initdata;
+static u_char pci_device_fn __initdata;
+static u_char pci_irq __initdata;

#endif /* CONFIG_PCI */

-setup_sct_quadro(struct IsdnCard *card))
+int __init
+setup_sct_quadro(struct IsdnCard *card)
struct IsdnCardState *cs = card->cs;
IIRC variables marked as "__initdata" need to be explicitly set
even to zero, because gcc won't put them into the right section
otherwise. One of Tigran's patches has been reverted because of

So please reconsider this chunk and prove me wrong if I'm ;-)

PS: Same goes for several other chunks in the submitted

PPS: No, this is not fixed in pre3.


Ingo Oeser
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