Subject: config question
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Brain fried. Explanation is in file \"core\". <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/01/1995 16:02:39
I'm kind of curious about something.
It seems to me that the configs for various platforms are somewhat crippled
in a way. Perhaps "crippled" isn't quite right...
Under the 1.0 config(.new), on the SPARC, at least, one cannot attach
sd/st/sr devices directly to the scsibus. Under the i386, there
doesn't seem to be a problem with this. Why is this?
It would be much nicer to be able to declare
esp* at sbus0 slot ? offset ?
sd0 at esp0 target 0 drive 0
instead of having to declare a "tg" target for each one.
I'm just curious as to what rationale, if any, lies behind the way
this works. Is there only one level of traversal in the device tree,
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