Subject: Re: Fixed: Trouble booting NetBSD on NEC VERSA 6030 laptop...
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/24/1996 12:28:27
On Tue, 24 Dec 1996 01:36:16 -0800 
 Ted Lemon <> 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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