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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/13] devres: implement managed iomap interface
Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> A very late comment but nevertheless... :-)

Better late than never.

> Those functions are going to break on 32-bit platforms with extended
> physical address (well, that's starting with Pentiums which had 36-bit
> PAE :-) AND devices mapped beyond 4 GB (e.g. PowerPC 44x). You should
> have used resource_size_t for the 'offset' parameter. As this most
> probably means that libata is broken on such platforms, I'm going to
> submit a patch...

Yeah, right please go ahead. But I wonder whether any BIOS was actually
crazy enough to map mmio region above 4G on 32bit machine.


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