Subject: None
To: None <amiga-dev@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Michael J. Bond <>
List: amiga-dev
Date: 11/06/1995 09:08:43
> % 
> % Also, what's the chance of getting the empsc (Emplant SCSI) device driver
> % that's been sitting out on regensburg into -current?
> %  
> % 
> No, please not yet.... while the one on regensburg is functional, it's not
> the latest one.  The new one (which hasn't been released yet) configures
> differently - it does emplant0 at zbus0 and empsc0 at emplant0.  We want
> to get the serial ports drivers done before we submit it to the official
> source tree.  We haven't had much time to work on it, but we'd like to 
> finish it soon. 

My apologies, the one on regensburg hadn't been modified in quite a while,
so it was beginning to seem like it's development had died out. Glad to
hear it hasn't.
> Speaking of which, is there a good source of information on BSD driver
> programming?  We've been going by the existing source, trying to figure 
> out how to do the interrupts, but it sure would be helpful to have something
> that explains the stuff a little better.

Hmmm, this was brought up once before, don't remember all the references
sited off hand, but any BSD 4.4 dev writers guide would be a good
starting point. There might be something in the O'Reilly 4.4BSD series,
not sure about that though. Other than that, the source...
> Finally,  does the NetBSD 1.1ALPHA reflect the interrupt changes by 
> Markus Wild, and do they affect any of the other drivers or just the 
> internal serial port?

I believe so, could someone else confirm.