Subject: Re: ATI IXP IDE chipset support
To: Karl Janmar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/10/2004 14:14:43
On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 07:16:07PM +0200, Karl Janmar wrote:
> I try to find information about the status about the ATI IXP chipset on
> NetBSD. Has anybody looked at it? I see that Linux 2.4.2x something got
> support for it. That driver is GPLd, is it possible to look at their code
> and "just" write a very similar on NetBSD?
It would be better to start from the programming docs, if available.
Otherwise, you need to extract what values needs to be written to what
registers from the linux code, and write new NetBSD code from that.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference