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SubjectRe: PATCH for Broken PCI Multi-IO in 2.4.3 (serial+parport)
Gunther Mayer wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > Gunther Mayer wrote:
> > > Hardware has always needed quirks (linux-2.4.3 has about 60 occurences
> > > of the word "quirks", not to mention workaround, blacklist and other synonyms)!
> > >
> > > Please apply this little patch instead of wasting time by finger-pointing
> > > and arguing.
> > >
> > > Martin, comments?
> >
> > Is Martin still alive? He hasn't been active in PCI development well
> > over six months, maybe a year now. Ivan (alpha hacker) appeared on the
> > scene to fix serious PCI bridge bugs, DaveM has added some PCI DMA
> > stuff, and I've added a couple driver-related things. I haven't seen
> > code from Martin in a long long time, and only a comment or two in
> > recent memory.
>
> See linux/MAINTAINERS for "PCI Subsystem", the attribute is even called:
> "Supported: Someone is actually paid to look after this".

Who cares... action not words. :) A lot of those MAINTAINERS entries
do not reflect reality [which is a bug, of course].

Jeff


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