On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> > You must _not_ use readb()/writeb() and friends with ISA memory space!
> > You must use isa_readb()/isa_writeb() and friends!
> Linus is saying the reverse. Drivers are moving away from isa_
> > But for memory accesses, ISA memory space is not necessarily at `address 0'.
> ioremap uses ookies, its up to yoyu what you hide in the cookie from an ISA
OK, so I can check for < 16 MB in ioremap(), and readb() and friends will
handle it fine. You're not supposed to call ioremap() for real RAM anyway, so
there's no ambiguity.
But what about request_mem_region() and friends? How can I distinguish between
ISA memory and the first 16 MB of RAM (or ROM, or whatever my board has there)?
Or am I not supposed to let those things show up in /proc/iomem?
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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