Subject: Re: com rumblings...
To: Garrett D'Amore <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/19/2006 18:29:01
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On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 01:21:30PM -0700, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 12:54:53PM -0700, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> >  =20
> > As for zs vs. com, notice that their guts are almost identical.  Maybe
> > this is because I retooled both of them at the same time...
> Maybe.  I should look at it in more detail.  It looks like there are
> enough differences that making zs.c just another instantiation of com(4)
> might be a bad idea.  (The separate mouse/keyboard streams at least
> comes to mind.)

That'd be a bad idea. The 8530 has enough stuff going on that trying to=20
shove it into a different family's concept of how registers work & such=20
would just be nasty.

Charles got the core of the logic right in the two of them, that's good=20

Take care,


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