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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] floppy: request only the ports we actually use
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    On Thursday 05 February 2009 10:48:59 am Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
    > The floppy driver requests an I/O port it doesn't need, and
    > sometimes this causes a conflict with a motherboard device
    > reported by PNPBIOS.
    >
    > This patch makes the floppy driver request only the ports it
    > actually uses.
    > ...
    > Philippe reported that this conflict broke the floppy driver between
    > 2.6.11 and 2.6.22. ...

    While this is old and BIOS-specific, it is a regression, so we might
    consider it for 2.6.29.

    Bjorn


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