Subject: Re: tangent: bounce buffers.
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
From: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/16/1996 15:16:18
Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu> 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
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