newbus locking?

Jason Harmening jason.harmening at
Mon Feb 8 10:58:54 UTC 2010

On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 00:41:09 +0100
Attilio Rao <attilio at> wrote:

> 2009/11/25 Jason Harmening <jason.harmening at>:
> > The newbus sxlock showed up briefly back in August (yay! no more
> > giant!), then went away for 8.0-RELEASE.  Will it be coming back to
> > HEAD sometime soon?
> > I have a driver that needs to lock the device tree and uses
> > __FreeBSD_version to determine whether to use the sxlock or Giant.
> Yes, I expect it to be happening very soon (I hope in maximum one
> month).
> Attilio

Is this still going to happen for 8.1? I don't mean to be a
pest, but I'm ready to push a driver update to ports, and I'll wait if
the newbus locking will be going in sometime in the next few weeks.


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