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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] MFD: introduce lpc_sch for Intel SCH LPC bridge
Hi Mike,

On Wed, Feb 17, 2010 at 02:35:30PM +0200, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> Samuel,
>
> Jean Delvare wrote:
> > On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:03:17 +0200, Denis Turischev wrote:
> >> Jean Delvare wrote:
> >>> Might be a good idea to use acpi_check_resource_conflict() or similar
> >>> before instantiating the platform devices.
> >> May be it worth to add such resource check directly to mfd_add_device function?
> >
> > I'm not sure. I suspect that many MFD devices are never used on
> > ACPI-aware systems, so it might be considered overkill. OTOH the calls
> > resolve to empty stubs when ACPI is disabled so... I have no objection,
> > but I'll leave the decision to somebody else ;)
> >
>
> What do you think? Shall we add something like mfd_verify_resources that will call
> acpi_check_region or something similar?
Yes, that sounds like a reasonable idea. We should probably call
acpi_check_resource_conflict() straight from mfd_add_device(). I'll do that,
no need for Denis to add that patch for its code to be merged.

Cheers,
Samuel.


>
> --
> Sincerely yours,
> Mike.

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