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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: [BUG] cardbus/hotplugging still broken in 2.5.56


jens.taprogge@rwth-aachen.de wrote:

>I am not sure if you have seen the patch I posted on l-k. It should fix
>both issues.
>
I don't know enough about pci/cardbus, but in
arch/i386/pci.c::pcibios_assign_resources, I can see the following :

if (!r->start && r->end)
pci_assign_resource(dev, idx);

without testing the result and without freeing the ressource for all
index if it fails on one index. So I don't know if your tests are necessary.
Beside that, testing (!r->start && r->end) seems to be more in sync
with arch/i386/pci.c than testing r->flags

Thanks,
Yaacov Akiba Slama

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>Jens
>
>On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 10:13:39PM +0200, Yaacov Akiba Slama wrote:
>
>
>>Jens Taprogge wrote :
>>
>>
>>
>>>You are not freeing the possibly already allocated resources in case of
>>>a failure of either pci_assign_resource() or pca_enable_device(). In
>>>fact you are not even checking if pci_assign_resource() fails. That
>>>seems wrong to me.
>>>
>>>
>>There are two separate issues :
>>1) Fix the "ressource collisions" problem (and irq not known).
>>2) Freeing ressources in case of failure of some functions.
>>
>>My patch solves the first issue only in order to make cardbus with rom work.
>>The point 2 is a janitor work.
>>
>>Thanks,
>>Yaacov Akiba Slama
>>
>>
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