Subject: Re: some observations on the peripheral market
To: Michael K. Sanders <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/1999 16:20:32
>In message <v04020a03b2be13e3d8d2@[]>, "Erik E. Fair" writes:
>>FireWire (IEEE 1394, 400Mb/s) is built-in to the new G3 box; expect the
>>peripheral market for this to heat up as these systems start shipping in
>One of the new Sony VAIO systems also has FireWire built-in for digital
>video applications.  What would it take to support FireWire in NetBSD
>in the general case? 

For starters, we'd have to figure out what the FireWire hardware actually
_is_; I assume it's a PCI device, but I don't really know anything about