Subject: Re: Getting current install floppies
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frank van der Linden <email@example.com>
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__
> #define AHC_ALLOW_MEMIO
> 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 van der Linden firstname.lastname@example.org
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