Subject: Re: ISA direct config of ACPI devices
To: None <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/21/2007 13:58:36
On Nov 21, 2007, at 1:29 PM, Matthias Drochner wrote:

> said:
>> --- /dev/null	1 Jan 1970 00:00:00 -0000
>> +++ dev/isa/isadevs	21 Nov 2007 20:29:28 -0000
>> Most of these entries are already in isapnpdevs. Is there a problem
>> with sharing the tables?
> These are different namespaces. (Well, the term "PNP-ID" is used
> as if there was a standard, but the mechanisms behind it are
> completely unrelated.) So I'd consider it dangerous to assume
> a consistent naming scheme. (which is similar to EISA-IDs and
> pnpbios IDs too...)
> Actually, the filename "dev/isa/isadevs" does not reflect
> the fact that it is just an ID as appearing in ACPI tables,
> nothing more.

Than extend isapnpdevs to have another which reflects where the
ID is valid (isa,eisa,isapnp,???) and then have one file for
isa, isapnp, and eisa since many items will be shared.