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RE: DS5000/200 and 2.3.48 success...

To: Dave Airlie <>
Subject: RE: DS5000/200 and 2.3.48 success...
From: Harald Koerfgen <>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2000 19:43:41 +0100 (MET)
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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.


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