>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Waugh <email@example.com> writes:
Tim> On Sun, Mar 18, 2001 at 06:41:13PM +0100, Uwe Bonnes wrote:
>> do we want to probe at "random" IO ports?
Tim> No, we don't. I've done the rest of the places I think need
Tim> check_region. The patch is at
Should we report those registers as used by using request_region()?
There are few chances that some other driver probing this region will cause
harm, because of the magic needed to enter configuration mode, however the
users might think that the area of the Superio is unoccupied and use if for
other drivers. Actually as ISA cards are dying this is also no great danger
>> There are more places(via_686a) that would need that protection, if
>> accepted as usefull.
Tim> I think the via_686a probe is okay, because it's triggered by PCI
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