Re: tp_smapi conflict with IDE, hdaps

From: Robert Love
Date: Tue Dec 13 2005 - 10:18:33 EST

On Tue, 2005-12-13 at 16:35 +0200, Shem Multinymous wrote:

> Conflict with the "hdaps" module:
> Another function provided by tp_smapi is reporting extended battery
> status, including some data not provided through ACPI. This conflict
> with the recently added HDAPS accelerometer driver. Both drivers read
> their data from the same ports (0x1604-0x161F), which implement a
> query-reponse transaction interface, so both drivers talking to the
> hardware simultaneously will wreak havoc. Some synchronization is
> needed, and a way to address the request_region conflict.

Alan's response is the correct course of action here, but I have a
question: What other data in 0x1604-0x161F is there?

Robert Love

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