Subject: Re: pci user lib mailing list
To: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
Date: 01/06/1997 10:09:25
> We have setup a working group on the XFree server to write a universal
> PCI database for programs and operating systems.
So, since the idea of having it the database be usable by multiple
systems was largely my idea, and i'm already on the mailing list (i
was one of the 'charter members')....
> We have the people
> from FreeBSD, Linux, and XFree, working towards having a universal PCI
> user lib (sorta like libz), plus some stuff that will provide /dev/pci
> for the kernel side that can do ioctl's on pci devices. Can you please
> send the person most in touch with the PCI stuff on the kernel teams a
> note asking him/her to join a mailing list so we can get this one
> worked out.
So, it's not clear that it's going to be that easy...