Subject: Re: Fixed: Trouble booting NetBSD on NEC VERSA 6030 laptop...
To: Ted Lemon <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/24/1996 12:28:27
On Tue, 24 Dec 1996 01:36:16 -0800
Ted Lemon <email@example.com> wrote:
> Seems to me that the elink3 driver should be telling the pcmcia driver
> something along the lines of ``give me 16 I/O addresses in a row, and
> an IRQ line'', rather than specifying the actual address, since the
> PCMCIA controller can put the I/O addresses anywhere. Then the
> pcmcia driver needs to be able to figure out what parts of the I/O
> address space are available, but that seems to me to be the right
> place to put the functionality, anyway.
The ep driver would indirectly perform a bus_space_alloc() (i.e.
it would call a pcmcia function that would indirect to the pcic function
that actually allocates space from the parent bus, etc.)
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