Re: [patch] ioremap + check_mem_region for 8390 drivers

Alan Cox (
Tue, 28 Dec 1999 21:09:51 +0000 (GMT)

> dev->mem_start
> dev->mem_end
> dev->dma
> Most of these are used only in obsolete ISA drivers, which really should
> keep them in a local structure. We should replace at least two of the
> values with, say, "param1" and "param2" so that LILO parameters still work.

Several cards use dma, i/o and memory resources so you need at least three.
Some are user reconfigurable for IRQ etc despite your claims otherwise.


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