[alsa-devel] a7839e96 (PNP: increase max resources) breaks my ALSA intel8x0 sound card

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Thu Feb 14 20:42:52 CET 2008

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> Sorry for the delay.  I did work on this, but I don't see how this
> can work.  pcibios_init() marks its reservations as not busy, so the
> subsequent PNP request doesn't fail, even if it clashes.

It *shouldn't* fail.

Things should fail only when two different drivers have requested the same 
region. NOT when something tells the system that a region _exists_.

Two different things.


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