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Re: net: generic netdev_ioaddr

To: Pekka Enberg <penberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: net: generic netdev_ioaddr
From: Krzysztof Halasa <khc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 02:02:48 +0100
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Pekka Enberg <penberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> With this driver it happens to be MMIO address.

Of course 0x4000 was an IO (non-MMIO) address.

> It seems that the user can also setup dev->base_addr with "netdev="
> kernel parameter before a driver starts probing (for example
> drivers/net/appletalk/cops.c). Should we get rid of "netdev=" too and
> push preconfiguring down to the drivers that actually use it?

Sure, should be fine. Or cops.hw=io,irq,mem etc.

Still, this is an issue with non-PnP ISA cards only.
Krzysztof Halasa

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