Subject: Re: 2.0: ukbd/ums sans wskbd/wsmouse
To: Quentin Garnier <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/28/2005 00:41:07
Quentin Garnier wrote:
>>	I ran into a similar problem when I tried to configure a kernel without
>>an isa device.  Even though there's nothing in the config file that attaches
>>"at isa?" things still use functions that are only pulled in when isa is
> Yes, there are quite a few places for which config dependencies are not
> enforced.

In the case of the ISA bus I'd say it's worse than that.  There are
certain drivers, like the timer for the hz ticks, that are not mentioned
anywhere.  They just exist and poke at certain I/O addresses.
They should be turned into regular drivers so they can attach to isa
(or acpi).

	-- Lennart