Subject: Re: Atapi diffs for current available
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/04/1997 15:39:17
On Apr 3, Lennart Augustsson wrote
> > I've just uploaded a diff of my atapi stuff for NetBSD current as of
> > 1997-03-07. There is no functionnal changes since the last diff
> > (for 1.2_ALPHA). The only things that changed is that it is now possible
> > to compile a kernel with atapi and without IDE drives.
> Your ATAPI stuff worked just fine, except for one thing:
> device #25 is also used by the PCMCIA driver (which I also install),
> maybe you could pick another (or v.v.)?
> In general, wouldn't it be a good idea to reserve the device numbers
> in -current for the most common add-on devices?  This would make it
> simpler for those of us that use several.

It would really be a good things. I have alreay changed one of the majors
numbers of the atapi devices, because the one I picked up has been atributed
to md (or perhaps apm, I can't remember).

Manuel Bouyer, MASI, Universite Paris VI.