Subject: GENERIC and ALPHA configurations
To: None <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/28/2006 15:13:52

there are GENERIC and ALPHA configurations in sys/arch/alpha/conf. A
comment in GENERIC says:

"The generic kernel on NetBSD/alpha does enough to get booted, etc., but
not much more.  For a more complete kernel see the ALPHA machine
description file."


"If you add stuff to this, please add it to the ALPHA configuration, too."

This seem strange. Shouldn't GENERIC itself be a reasonably complete

Also, the request to add stuff to ALPHA was ignored several times, leading
to a situation whre ALPHA is no longer a superset of GENERIC.

Could I just merge the two and remove ALPHA?