Subject: Re: Journey into Hell
To: David Hopper <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: port-i386
Date: 04/11/1996 22:59:03
Just one thing I'll comment on...

>FreeBSD allows for the dynamic setting of kernel driver IRQ's, IO ports, etc. 
>during boot.  That would certainly be a nice addition to NetBSD's install 
>process (But the FreeBSD net install has other problems in my case).

Jason Thorpe (at least I think it was Jason, anyway) hacked together
an implementation for this not too long ago.  Which means it's in
current, but it won't be in any standard 1.1 install kernels.

Good luck on that NexGen!

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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