Subject: Re: NetBSD without MacOS: Coding time!
To: Michael R. Zucca <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: port-mac68k
Date: 02/28/1999 00:55:22
At 0:06 Uhr +0100 28.02.1999, Michael R. Zucca wrote:

>However, you may have to "setup" the serial ports on machines like
>powerbooks. The serial ports use standard Zilog chips. Check out the
>NetBSD serial driver for an idea of how to mess with the serial chips.
>The base address for the chips should be listed somewhere either in
>NetBSD or in the tech docs for each machine.

.Sony polls one of the SCC channels during fd I/O. One should think the
ROMs make sure the SCC is set up before the first disk access.

Good list, Michael; it almost makes me wonder why that task wasn't started
about three or four years ago.  ;)


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