Subject: Re: "ofpci" and "ofppb" in NetBSD/sparc64
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/07/2002 13:38:10
On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 09:29:36AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:

 > Yes, it should.  But since when has this become dogma strong enough to
 > justify overriding a port's portmaster, and thereby presumably breaking
 > that port until someone figures out how to fix the MI stuff, and does
 > it?  And, then, why aren't you also backing out, say, all graphics-head
 > console support for ports that don't use wscons?  Or any of the other
 > various cases where a port doesn't yet use the MI version of something?

Why haven't the non-wscons-using ports had their graphics support backed
out?  Because they existed before wscons.  New ports should use wscons.

"ofpci" and "ofppb" quite obviously do NOT pre-date sys/dev/pci.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>