Subject: Re: ISA direct config of ACPI devices
To: Jared D. McNeill <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 11/23/2007 19:20:21
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On Fri, Nov 23, 2007 at 12:42:12PM -0500, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> >So yes, it assumes the ACPI tree the vendor provides makes some kind of
> >sense (granted, that might be a big assumption, but I have yet to see a
> >table where it is untrue), but if it's not the case, it's not fatal:
> >acpi0 will try to attach unclaimed nodes at the end of the process.
> >You can see an example of the resulting dmesg here:
> This looks good. Have you tried a standard GENERIC kernel to see how it=
> behaves on both modern and non-ACPI PCs?
Unfortunately, I can't. Splitted device_t/softc is mandatory in my
tree, which caused me long hours of tracking down all casts just for the
drivers of my laptop alone... I could find a way to make it work,
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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