Re: 2.6.13-rc3-mm3

From: Manuel Lauss
Date: Sun Jul 31 2005 - 13:43:43 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:

> - The SonyPI driver just allocates IO regions in random areas. It's got a
> list of places to try allocating in, and the 1080 area just happens to
> be the first on the list, and since it's not used by anything else, it
> succeeds (never mind that it's on totally the wrong bus).

On three different intel-vaios, I've seen the sonypi device always
located at ioport 0x1080. Even the windows driver on these models
always allocates the 0x1080-0x109f io-range for it.

Manuel Lauss

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