Subject: Re: tangent: bounce buffers.
To: Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Neil J. McRae <email@example.com>
Date: 09/18/1996 19:26:24
On 16 Sep 1996 15:16:18 -0400
Michael Graff <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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