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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] floppy: request only the ports we actually use
    On Thu, 5 Feb 2009 10:55:33 -0700
    Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas@hp.com> wrote:

    > 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.
    >

    And earlier, surely?

    I tagged it

    Cc: <stable@kernel.org> [2.6.25.x, 2.6.26.x, 2.6.27.x, 2.6.28.x]

    (I'm not sure if 2.6.25.x is still being maintained by Greg & Chris,
    but other parties are maintaining 2.6.25-based kernels, and such
    tagging might help them).



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