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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.5] pci_siig* interdependence
    On Fri, Nov 29, 2002 at 11:51:34AM +0300, Andrey Panin wrote:
    > > This patch is to fix a compilation problem (functions are shared with
    > > parport_serial) as well as fix a potential oops (parport_serial as module
    > > would try and reference the freed memory)
    > The problem you are seeing caused by semiapplied patch moving SIIG combo
    > cards support from 8250_pci.c to parport_serial.c
    > Parport patch already applied, while serial one still isn't.

    Why didn't whoever integrated the patch apply both halves. Applying
    one half without the other breaks things, and without proper co-ordination
    between two people applying the exact same patch (which obviously didn't
    happen) you can expect breakage.

    Russell King ( The developer of ARM Linux

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