Re: [patch 6/8] PNP: replace pnp_resource_table with dynamically allocated resources

From: Bjorn Helgaas
Date: Fri May 16 2008 - 14:26:55 EST

On Thursday 15 May 2008 01:54:42 am Rene Herman wrote:
> On 15-05-08 01:18, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > Thanks for the report. I think I've fixed the problem.
> I saw it was PnPBIOS by the way. PnPBIOS appears to be obsolete these
> days; do you have machines to test it on yourself? I do (plenty), so
> although I'm not being fast with testing anyway, would you want me to
> switch those from PnPACPI to PnPBIOS?

All of my machines have ACPI, but in this case, I was able to
reproduce the null pointer dereference Andrew by booting with

PNPBIOS testing is pretty scarce, though, so anything you
do along those lines would be much appreciated.

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