On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 06:16:18PM +0200, Jukka Ruohonen wrote: > On Sun, Mar 07, 2010 at 06:43:49PM +0900, Masao Uebayashi wrote: > > Where component devices are symlinks to the real instances > > > > /dev/pseudobus0/raid0/component0 > > -> /dev/mainbus/pci0/ppb0/piixide0/atabus0/wd1/disk0/diskpart0 > > I already pointed this out on port-i386@, but theoretically this sounds like > a good thing for the ACPI side of things where "pseudo" (ACPI) devices need > to be matched with "real" devices. > > As an example: one thing that holds back the ACPI CPU code I am working on > is that I need to be sure that e.g. cpu3 that attaches to acpi0 is the same > cpu3 that has attached to mainbus0. So: Well, the answer to that is simple: there should only be one device. Anything design that doesn't produce that result can go to thrown out the window without further delay. -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "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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