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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: allow, but warn, when issuing ioremap() on RAM
    On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 12:44:22PM +0300, Felipe Contreras wrote:
    > Many drivers are broken, and there's no alternative in sight. Such a big
    > change should stay as a warning for now, and only later should it
    > actually fail.
    >
    > The drivers are not doing something correct, we get it, but for now it's
    > better to allow them to work (they do 99% of the time anyway) rather
    > than to force everyone to revert this patch in their internal trees
    > until there's a solution. A slightly broken functionality is better than
    > no functionality at all.
    >
    > A warning lets people know that what they are doing is not right, and
    > they should fix it.

    So what are _you_ going to do to fix these drivers? Continue reverting
    this patch? Or are you just going to ignore the issue entirely?

    Unless people can come up with a plan to fix their drivers using ioremap
    on system RAM thereby violating the architecture specification, I'm
    _not_ going to apply this patch.


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