Subject: Re: Issue with /usr/src/sys/arch/i386/stand/lib/gatea20.c
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marcin Jessa <email@example.com>
Date: 06/22/2005 09:53:41
On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 22:21:30 -0400
"Perry E. Metzger" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Marcin Jessa <email@example.com> writes:
> > On FreeBSD it's enough to remove keyboard support from the kernel to
> > be able to boot devices that do not have it.
> That's probably not quite the right way to do it. We'd like GENERIC to
> work on such devices as well. The right thing is probably to do some
> sort of probe to determine if the A20 hack is impossible before trying
Of course, the perfect solution would be to have GENERIC work in all the cases with an autoprobe .
There are pretty many small devices like WRAP around.
I tested the patch on a board with keyboard controller too, on a via860 board and it worked (just like on Soekris and Wrap boards).
Who can I bug to do some more testing?