Subject: Re: Dumb question inb,outb/bus_space_read,write
To: samuel Lellouche <>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/13/2000 18:19:15
one of the primary goals of NetBSD is to be maximally portable, so the
same driver source code can be built for many different platforms..

> is it dangerous to simply call inb/outb ?

yes, because it means that your driver won't be portable to non-x86 systems.

						- Bill