[PATCH v2] pcmcia: Convert io_req_t to use kio_addr_t

Matthew Wilcox matthew at wil.cx
Sat Sep 22 16:25:51 EST 2007

On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 11:39:36PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Sep 2007 17:15:16 -0500
> Olof Johansson <olof at lixom.net> wrote:
> > Convert the io_req_t members to kio_addr_t, to allow use on machines with
> > more than 16 bits worth of IO ports (i.e. secondary busses on ppc64, etc).
> What about the formatting and field widths ?
> ulong would probably be a lot saner than kio_addr_t and yet more type
> obfuscation.

I don't think anyone uses ioports > 32bit.  Certainly i386 takes an int
port as parameter to {in,out}[bwl] (and it really only uses 16-bits).
parisc uses 24 bits.  I don't know what the various ppcs do, but pci
bars can only be 32-bit for ioports.  So my opinion is that ioports
should be uint, not ulong.

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"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours.  We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."

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