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Re: lift the ioport_resource limit ...

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: lift the ioport_resource limit ...
From: Jun Sun <>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2001 14:06:59 -0700
References: <> <>
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 10:35:12AM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:
> > Currently IO_SPACE_LIMIT is 0xffff, which is probably borrowed from the 
> > legacy
> > i386 code.  Let us remove that limit, so that each machine does not have to
> > laboriously reset it.
> ISA?
>    Ralf

ISA bus?

The PCI IO space essentially extends the ISA bus, which effectively removes
the 0xffff limits.

If you are really paranoid, we can do something like this:

#if defined(CONFIG_ISA) && !defined(CONFIG_PCI)
#define IO_SPACE_LIMIT 0xffff
#define IO_SPACE_LIMIT 0xffffffff


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