Subject: Re: Getting current install floppies
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/17/2001 23:08:41
On Thu, May 17, 2001 at 10:44:21PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Well, on my side I don't have much clues about what's happening.
> I suspect that when the adapter's registers are memory mapped, something
> behaves differently. Here's the note in the driver about this:
> /* XXXX some i386 on-board chips act weird when memory-mapped */
> #ifndef __i386__
> #endif
> and indeed we seem to run into this.
> Now there must be a workaround, as other OSes runs on this machine.
> But I've no clues what it can be.

Btw, if you look at the FreeBSD ahc source code, you'll see that
AHC_ALLOW_MEMIO is not defined. Therefore, if enabling this
is needed to make it probe properly, I'm surprised that FreeBSD
does probe it correctly.

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                 
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