Re: [PATCH] acpi: remove length check for large registers

From: Linn Crosetto
Date: Fri Mar 15 2013 - 17:18:52 EST

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 08:50:45PM +0000, Moore, Robert wrote:
> Can you explain in a bit more detail what brings this up?
> I'm aware of the limitation of the generic address structure, but we are forced by the (current) ACPI specification to use it if it is present for a given register.

A system with a GPE block bit_width of 256 triggers it. In this case, the length
check can never succeed.

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