Subject: Re: "ofpci" and "ofppb" in NetBSD/sparc64
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/06/2002 23:07:09
On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 01:44:00AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:

 > How does it affect the MI pci subsystem if sparc64 chooses to do things
 > otherwise, ie, not use it?  I must be missing something.

To reiterate:

If the MI subsystem is deficient, then that should be addressed, rather
than adding machine-dependent kludges.

...this is the fundamental principle behind the various mechanisms that
get us our extreme portability.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>