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Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy

To: Sergei Shtylyov <>
Subject: Re: Modpost warning on Alchemy
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 10:39:21 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>,
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On Wed, 1 Aug 2007, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:

> >    No, I don't.  But that was why the original code preferred the wired
> > entry approach over ioremap() -- not to map a whole range...
>    Not the only one: dynamic ioremap() seems to be impossible in interrupt
> context.

 Well, ioremap() may sleep indeed.  How about using a softirq then?  
Broken hardware (=one that requires PCI configuration accesses from the 
IRQ context) is not an excuse to extend the breakage over to software.


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