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Re: NetBSD vs. Acer Aspire One (feat. dmesg)

Paul Goyette wrote:
>On Mon, 25 Aug 2008, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:

>> Somewhat off-topic, but I tried OpenBSD with this one before settling down
>> with NetBSD. Both of the SD card readers (Aspire One actually contains two
>> of these) work fine with their sdhc(4)/sdmmc(4), which may or may not be
>> worth examining.

>The sdhc(4)/sdmmc(4) driver has already been ported to NetBSD and works 
>fairly well.  However, there was some objection to its emulation of a 
>scsipi device.  I'm in the process of converting it to use ld(4), but 
>have run into some locking issues.  I don't have one of these SD card 
>readers myself (I'm working on the driver for someone else), so it's a 
>slow debugging process.

The locking issues have only appeared fairly recently, it would be
good to get something into the tree to avoid this kind of breakage
happening again.

>If you want some code to play with, let me know.

I was thinking about looking at the locking problem, what changes have
you made ?

Robert Swindells

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