Subject: Re: com_cardbus.c
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/17/2000 18:22:46
Johan Danielsson wrote:

> (Chris G. Demetriou) writes:
> > you've created a driver which blindly matches communications/serial
> > as a simple 'com' port.
> Yes, but isn't this exactly how matching devices is supposed to work?
> Any other driver that think it has a better chance of handling a
> device can easily take command (by returning > 1). I would say that
> it's a 99% chance that a communications/serial device is infact 16x50
> compatible.

I think what Chris is saying, and I agree totally, is that we should not have
a solution that works 99% of the time, we should do it "The Right Way" (tm).
That's what NetBSD is about. :)  (Even if we don't always manage to follow
it).  Avoid the 99% solutions.  That way lies Linux :)


        -- Lennart