[alsa-devel] 2.6.26-rc1 regression: ISA DMA broken (bisected)

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Tue May 13 19:33:25 CEST 2008

On 13-05-08 19:01, Alan Cox wrote:

> On Tue, 13 May 2008 10:59:32 -0600
> Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas at hp.com> wrote:
>> On Friday 09 May 2008 12:06:55 am Takashi Iwai wrote:
>>> Thanks for catching it.  Yeah, the patch looks buggy.  We had an
>>> implicit assumption that dev = NULL for ISA devices that require 24bit
>>> DMA.
>> Naive question #1:  Why don't we have a struct device for these
>> ISA devices?  PNP builds a struct device with DMA_24BIT_MASK
>> for ISAPNP devices.
> Because nobody has done the needed work to get all the old ISA drivers
> converted. I guess isa_device would actually be a platform_device
> wrapper ?

No, isa_device is its own thing, on its own isa_bus (*). It has a struct 
device * readily available though...


(*) drivers/base/isa.c, and explanatory changelog at:


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