Subject: Re: A new wm driver
To: Pascal Renauld <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/17/2003 19:41:05
Number of lines of code is not a good criterion for choosing
a driver.  If anything, I'd say that fewer lines is better. :)
What does the extra (8000!) lines provide?

	-- Lennart

Pascal Renauld wrote:
> Well, it's just that we had some issues with specific hardware and felt that the hardware was much better supported in the em driver. The current NetBSD driver is 3500 lines against 11400 for the one coming from FreeBSD. The lower layer part of the driver (5000 lines) is dedicated to tuning of the different boards.
> For those interested, the source code is available via anonymous FTP at
> Pascal.