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Re: no ndis* at cardbus?

On Sat, Feb 07, 2009 at 03:43:12PM +0100, Matthias Drochner wrote:
> said:
> > > Then there's the right way: roll CardBus into PCI. :-)
> > While I'd love to see this happen (and I suspect it's sorely overdue),
> Please don't do this, at least not unless you know
> exactly wat you are doing.
> For a minimal gain, it would make even more a mess of the
> PCI framework, and it would be in the way of proper
> PCIexpress/Expresscard support.

I think that you may have made some assumptions that you are not
telling us about.

From my perspective, deleting a zillion redundant device attachments
and redundant type/value definitions from dev/cardbus/, and saving
developers the time they spend writing redundant attachments, is
a substantial gain.  Integration of CardBus and PCI could be the
foundation for proper PCIe / ExpressCard support, rather than
something in the way of it.


David Young             OJC Technologies      Urbana, IL * (217) 278-3933

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