Subject: Re: Proposed extension to bus.h interface
To: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/15/1996 11:55:30
On Thu, 15 Aug 1996 12:00:00 -0700 (PDT) 
 "Eduardo E. Horvath" <> wrote:

 > 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.

No, because the chipset tag identifies the bus, in the particular case 
I'm thinking about, "ISA", or a particular implementation of "ISA".  
Otherwise, by your suggestion, we'd only have bus_mem_*(), and the 
bus_io_*() functions would be gone completely.

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