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SubjectRe: [PATCH] media/radio [check_region() removal... ]
Patch looks generally ok.  Some of the whitespace/formatting changes are
questionable, I usually leave that up to the maintainer unless it is
very gratuitously opposite to CodingStyle.

Some of the driver messages ("foo version 1.0") are purposefully printed
-after-, not before, the device is probed and registered. Your patch
gets this wrong in at least one place.

Finally, a word to you, Alan, and others doing request_region work: it
is more informative to pass the device name (minor, etc.) into
request_region. Ditto for request_irq. Many (most, except net?)
drivers use board/chip name instead of registered interface name. If
you can use the interface name for request_region or request_irq, use
it... it allows differentiation between multiple boards of the same
type. That's especially when looking at ISA regions in /proc/ioports,
or interrupt counts in /proc/interrupts.


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