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SubjectRe: [PATCH] EISA aic7770 broken
> Justin> Take a look in kernel/resource.c.  request_region returns
> Justin> *non-zero* if the region is already in use. The driver
> Justin> doesn't want to try and probe a region that is in use by
> Justin> another device. Your patch is incorrect.
>
> request_region returns a pointer to the newly allocated resource when
> it succeds, and NULL when it failed. It's the opposite logic
> check_region uses.

Sorry. I missread the comment in kernel/resource.c.

>
>>> But the driver crashes badly while probing the card, somewhere in
>>> ahc_runq_tasklet.
>>>
>>> Any idea ?
>
> Justin> Not without more information.
>
> Ok, what can I do ?

Define crashes badly. Driver messages or kernel panic strings typically
help.

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Justin

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