Subject: Re: tangent: bounce buffers.
To: Chris G Demetriou <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/16/1996 15:16:18
Chris G Demetriou <> writes:

> Actually, it's not overblown for "our current needs," if you consider
> other ports besides the	i386.  And, i've explained this in detail
> several times before, when justifying the need for real MI bounce
> buffers.

Could we get bounce support in the 386 port, which would at least "fix"
the i386 for the short term, while working on a better version of bounce
buffers for the long term?

This is a sore point, along with other i386-specificish things, like
	o > 64M ram out of the box
	o dealing with multiple a5 partition types (say, Free and NetBSD on
	  the same disk)
	o ATAPI support
	o simple install procedure