[PATCH 2.6] I2C: Resolve resource conflict between i2c-viapro and via686a

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Jan 20 00:23:32 CET 2005


On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 12:25:55PM +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> 
> Here comes the finalized version of our patch solving the PCI device
> resource conflict between the i2c-viapro bus driver and and the via686a
> chip driver. It is based on your original work and the IRC conversation
> we had yesterday.
> 
> The retained solution is to not permanently register the PCI device in
> either driver. This is legitimate since we only need it at init time to
> retrieve the ISA address of a sub-device (SMBus master or integrated
> sensors), and possibly change that address on user request. Once this is
> done we can safely release the PCI device for others to use.
> 
> I am really glad to see this problem finally solved, as this was the
> last remaining annoying issue left from the Linux 2.6 migration (missing
> drivers left apart), and was generating many complaints both at our
> level and at the distributions' support.
> 
> Please apply,

What kernel tree is this against?  I get some rejects when trying to
apply it.

thanks,

greg k-h



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