Re: PATCH serial PCI fixes and cleanup

From: Steven Walter (
Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 17:59:07 EST

Just a heads up: works great for me

On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 07:51:08AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> The attached patch, against 2.4.4-pre7, cleans up the huge pci_board
> list in serial.c to remove PCI id information. In the process, it (a)
> demonstrates more complex new-style PCI probing, and (b) fixes a logical
> disconnect bug which was causing bug reports. The bug caused by me,
> when I added hotplugging to the serial driver (merging serial_cb in
> function, but not literally). The bug causes any PCI board which is
> listed in the serial.c PCI table, but was not
> missed in the PCI probe.
> Linus - do not apply just yet. I would prefer this patch go into 2.4.5
> not 2.4.4, so that we can have a bit more public testing first.
> tytso - a quick eyeball would be awesome. Ask away with any questions
> you have.
> Alan - please consider applying to your tree.
> Steven - please test, this patch removes the need for your serial.c
> patch.
> Others - all testing is welcome.
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