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SubjectRe: Complete support PC-9800 for 2.5.64-ac4 (11/11) SCSI
On 16 Mar 2003, James Bottomley wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-03-16 at 12:36, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > Actually, it was my suggestion to remove the dereference for PIO accesses. In
> > that case SASR contains the I/O port register.
>
> There's still something wrong with the implementation in this patch.
> For non PIO SASR is defined as volatile unsigned char *SASR. Its access
> has gone from being outb(n, *regs.SASR) to outb(n, regs.SASR). What
> expansion can outb have on m68k and MIPS that makes this change
> idempotent?

outb() and friends are only used if CONFIG_WD33C93_PIO is set. In all other
cases, it uses the old implementation, e.g. `*regs.SASR = reg_num'.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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