Subject: Re: Why not track our xsrc with X11R6.6 from X.org?
To: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 07/20/2001 10:41:17
On Fri, 20 Jul 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
: > That's the function of the OS glue, deep down in bsd_video.c and friends
: > that Simon is working on.
: Only the kernel can perform some of these functions, e.g. validate DMA
: addresses, and arbitrate writes to control registers. Hell, only the
: kernel can enforce mmap'ing the allowed regions of the device!
...Hence why I said that an abstraction is needed to sever the control
register arbitration / DMA validation code from the rest of the device code.
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