Bug 13299 - RFE: show 0x after io= when entering module parameters
RFE: show 0x after io= when entering module parameters
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2000-06-30 17:25 EDT by Hans de Goede
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-08 14:52:43 EST
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Description Hans de Goede 2000-06-30 17:25:58 EDT
Afaik old versiosn of redhat used to show "io=0x " instead of just "io= ",
since I concider myself sorta experienced and this just bit me (stupid) it
might be a good idea to add it for new users.
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2000-07-13 12:13:12 EDT
Proposed patch is in review.
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2000-07-13 12:44:42 EDT
will be in in next release.
Comment 3 Hans de Goede 2000-07-24 15:59:02 EDT
FYI: I don't see this (0x) in beta4 for the mcdx driver, this one has a
parameter list like:
mcdx=0x340,11

And there are more like this, so I don't think this can be fixed easily.
Comment 4 Matt Wilson 2000-07-24 17:07:17 EDT
This will only do io= for the next release.  Later, I will probably parse the
glob in module-info and take all the 0x prefixes from there, but it will be
deferred.
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2000-09-26 15:41:53 EDT
Matt please apply the patch and resolve this bug now that 7 has shipped.
Comment 6 Matt Wilson 2000-11-17 16:10:46 EST
Verified that it shows up for ne module in current CVS.
Comment 7 Hans de Goede 2000-11-20 04:32:27 EST
FYI, it already ws fixed for ne and the likes in 7.0. The problem is mscdx and
others which don't have an io=parameter but an other hex parameter.
Comment 8 Brock Organ 2000-12-08 15:55:53 EST
verified that some devices (like ne2k) have proper 'io=0x' & 'irq=' lines, but
other devices don't ... this behavior is not consistent across modules ... a
better more consistent implementation may be implemented in a future release ...

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