Subject: Re: tangent: bounce buffers.
To: Michael Graff <>
From: Neil J. McRae <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/18/1996 19:26:24
On 16 Sep 1996 15:16:18 -0400 
 Michael Graff <> wrote:

> 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 used to bother me but doesn't any more, I'm all PCI now.

> This is a sore point, along with other i386-specificish things, like
> 	o > 64M ram out of the box

This really annoys me. BSDI on booting spots this as a BIOS problem
but correctly probes how much memory you have. 

> 	o dealing with multiple a5 partition types (say, Free and NetBSD on
> 	  the same disk)

This along with some kind of byte swapping so I can mount my sparc disk
on my PC would be nice.

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