Subject: Re: Dumb question inb,outb/bus_space_read,write
To: samuel Lellouche <>
From: R. C. Dowdeswell <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/13/2000 15:15:16
On 8899868 seconds since the Beginning of the UNIX epoch
samuel Lellouche wrote:
>is it beter to do do some bus_space)read/write, than doing simple inb/outb?


>if yes why?

inb() and outb() do not work on arbitrary machines, such as the alpha.  (And
these machines support all the same busses as PCs.)

>is it dangerous to simply call inb/outb ?

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