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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PnP BIOS -- bugfix; update devlist on setpnp
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On Wed, 2001-10-17 at 12:04, Gunther Mayer wrote:
> i2c-piix4 has to be taught to ignore PNP0c0x reservations.
>
> PNP0C02 means "mainboard resource" and obviously i2c-piix4
> would like to use it, so it should make use of it's knowledge.
>
> As "mainboard resouce" is very generic we must reserve it
> to protect against mapping other addresses over it.

Your approach would work. But ...

Alan has said that the thing to do is mark these resources
as extant but unused. I presume one does this by calling
request_resource with appropriate flags [un]set.

Thomas

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