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RE: DS5000/200 and 2.3.48 success...

To: Dave Airlie <david.airlie@drua.ie>
Subject: RE: DS5000/200 and 2.3.48 success...
From: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2000 19:43:41 +0100 (MET)
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10003031100440.18555-200000@gold.drua.ie>
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Reply-to: "Harald Koerfgen" <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Sender: harry@franz.no.dom
On 03-Mar-00 Dave Airlie wrote:
> I've had some ideas on re-writing the declance.c driver to deal with all
> three types of cards, or two cards in one machine ....
> 
> What I need to know, perhaps someone here might know, on the IOASIC Lance
> there are gaps in the structures, can I legally write to these gaps? I
> don't care if the data disappears, all I want to know if that if I write
> something to a gap, nothing untoward or evil is going to happen .. there
> are a couple of spots where I could use memset if I can blindly ignore the
> gaps..

For IOASIC Lances it will shurely make no difference. In fact, there is real
memory there in the gaps which simply is currently unused.

-- 
Regards,
Harald

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