Re: [PATCH] starfire reads irq before pci_enable_device.

From: Ion Badulescu (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 15:07:35 EST

On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> I would prefer that zerocopy code remain out of all official kernels
> until zerocopy itself is in said kernels. It's experimental code that
> simply cannot work in its present form, due to lack of infrastructure in
> the general kernel. And being based on experimental code itself, there
> is definitely the potential for changes yet.


> BTW, I would suggest looking at Jes' acenic.c as an example of a 2.4
> driver that is clean but also [hopefully!] works under 2.2.

The *only* thing I couldn't solve cleanly is the MOD_{INC,DEC}_USE_COUNT
vs MODULE_SET_OWNER(). And I would really appreciate pointers for that. :)


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            than to open it and remove all doubt.

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