Subject: Re: 1.4.1 kernels
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 07/15/1999 10:42:00
> 	I understand Ragge has been reworking all the drivers to use
> 	the bus_space(9) and bus_dma(9) machine independent interfaces,
> 	which should make SCSI DMA a much cleaner prospect. Until he
> 	has completed that (probably quite significant :) task, I don't
> 	think its worth anyone working on DMA (but I could be wrong :)
The reason SCSI DMA isn't working is that there is no resource handling
for the DMA area yet; DMA itself works if it is turned on.
It will be trivial to fix this when I'm finished :-)

> 	Hmm - maybe people could increase the relative priority of SCSI
> 	DMA by getting together and having a barrel of good German beer
> 	shipped to Ragge? :)
Humm, increase or decrease, that depends on situation :-)

-- Ragge