Subject: Re: access to external proms for PCI#
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/18/2005 23:12:51
On Sun, Dec 18, 2005 at 06:04:02PM -0500, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> "Garrett D'Amore" <> writes:
> > Unifying that code to work is likely to be somewhat of a challenge.  I'm
> > not sure how important Cardbus is likely to be on the platforms that use
> > PCI_NETBSD_CONFIGURE.  My first reaction is that most of these platforms
> > probably only support the old 16-bit PCMCIA anyway, but maybe I'm
> > wrong.
> Any platforms that have PCI could easily have a PCI->Cardbus bridge
> chip.

If not you could always plug in a card that contains one...

Also you can get cardbus cards that connect an external PCI chassis
to a notebook...  (This is where you need bus resources for the
cardbus slot - especially bus numbers.)


David Laight: