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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 00 of 10] x86: unify asm/pgtable.h

    * Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:

    > >> this code is plain buggy but fixing it triggered driver bugs in the
    > >> past so we've been procrastinating it forever ...
    > >>
    > >
    > > What kind of driver bugs? Do drivers manage to get into the other
    > > branch
    >
    > That was just the return value issue that caused drivers to fail
    > through ioremap() iirc. It would error out for unmapped holes and then
    > fail ioremap I don't think it's related.

    in -mm we had a patch where the error behavior was consolidated but it
    broke on some boxes.

    Ingo


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