[v3.11][v3.12][v3.13][Regression] EISA: Initialize device beforeits resources

From: Joseph Salisbury
Date: Thu Jan 16 2014 - 12:53:30 EST

Hi Bjorn,

A kernel bug was opened against Ubuntu [0]. After a kernel bisect, it
was found the following commit introduced this bug:

commit 26abfeed4341872364386c6a52b9acef8c81a81a
Author: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon Apr 15 14:34:02 2013 -0600

EISA: Initialize device before its resources

The regression was introduced as of v3.10-rc1.

Reverting this commit has resolved the bug. I wanted to get your
feedback, since you are the patch author. Should we consider reverting
this commit in mainline and the stable trees?



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