Subject: Re: New USB driver & API, now on NetBSD 3.0
To: Hans Petter Selasky <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/01/2006 12:09:54
On Tue, 28 Feb 2006, Julian Elischer wrote:
> if NetBSD has accepted Hans's rewritten drivers, then that takes away one of 
> the few remaining obstacles
> for having them in FreeBSD, which is the fact that we were trying ot maintain 
> compatibiolity with
> NetBSD.

While I can't technically judge the details,

what I wonder is what the benefits of this new USB stack is, and what 
drawbacks the existing one is supposed to have that justifies replacing a 
working piece of software. And some estimate if it's really easier to 
replace than to fix.

  - Hubert