Subject: Re: hp300 >--HP-IB--< hp300 ?
To: Peter Maydell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/05/1997 11:57:21
[ Catching up on mail after being on vacation... ]
On Fri, 28 Feb 1997 11:00:57 +0000
Peter Maydell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 1) Connect the two HPs via an HPIB cable.
> 2) Set one of them to not be system controller (my 9000/340 has a DIP
> switch for this)
> 3) Rewrite the hpib driver to be able to cope with not being system
> controller (it currently does rude things like Take Control
> Asynchronously all over the place...)
> 4) Write a TCP/IP over HPIB driver.
...well, actually, write an "if_hpib.c" ... you should be able to do
protocols other than IP, too :-)
> 5) Configure
> I'm currently stuck on step 3 :-)
> Assistance/advice appreciated. I've just got hold of a) the TMS9914 data
> sheet and b) the HPUX man pages on their driver. Is there any good reason
> not to model a NetBSD driver on the HPUX version? Also, is there some
> equivalent document to the 'Linux Kernel Hackers' Guide'?
I'm not familiar with the HP-UX version. Can you post a description of
Regarding "kernel hackers guide" ... we're slowly making progress at
a "seciton 9" in the manual that document various kernel functions.
If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them here, and I
and others will do our best to answer them for you :-)
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