Subject: Re: Device Properties: The Next Generation
To: Lord Isildur <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/16/2001 09:17:07
On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 10:33:21AM -0500, Lord Isildur wrote:

 > how about instead of all this, we totally _drop_ support for PCI buses until
 > people start making computers with more logical i/o systems? 
 > this kind of misery i don't see ever being necessitated by, for example, 
 > TURBOchannel. it will be disappointing if even more bloat is forced into
 > NetBSD by the PC architecture's idiosyncracies. 

Uh ... PCI is actually a pretty sane bus.  And it's used on a lot more than
just the PC.

...and, really, this doesn't have anything to do with "PCI" per se.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>