Subject: Re: issues with com and non-PCI platforms.... a proposal
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/08/2006 15:50:15
On Mar 8, 2006, at 1:47 PM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:

> Steve Woodford wrote:
> Yes, I have such hardware.  But on my platform its a feature of the  
> bus
> I'm on, and not a device specific thing.  (So I naturally take care of
> it in the parent bus.)  The problem is when the actual *chip* has  
> weird
> things about it that you try to solve at the bus level...

I think a combination of things are necessary...

1- Adjusted bus_space tags for the access-width / stride issue

2- A register offset map for the "registers are laid out differently"  

> Oooh.... I like that idea.

I don't... a single indirect function call is bad enough :-)

-- thorpej