Subject: Re: resource allocation, pcmcia, isapnp, etc.
To: None <>
From: Warner Losh <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/21/1999 14:24:10
In message <> writes:
: NetBSD drivers already have the opportunity to register a device
: activation handler which is supposed to handle DVACT_ACTIVATE and
: DVACT_DEACTIVATE requests. I think it would be quite feasible to define
: DVACT_SUSPEND. I've raised the issue of using config_activate and
: config_deactivate more widely before. For instance, AFAIK there isn't a
: need to activate a network interface until you bring it up.

You'll also need a DVACT_RESUME as well....

Also, with newbus there is no registration required.  Just add an
entry in the device's method table.