Subject: Re: Proposed extension to bus.h interface
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/15/1996 12:00:00
On Wed, 14 Aug 1996, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> I don't currently have a need for the bus_io_alloc()/bus_io_free()
> functions, but the obvious use for them is the implementation of
> Plug N Play support.

Wouldn't bus_io_{alloc,free}() be better as bus_mem_{alloc,free}() with
a different chipset tag?  All you're doing is allocating from a different
address space.

Eduardo Horvath
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