HEAD UP: non-MPSAFE network drivers to be disabled
Willem Jan Withagen
wjw at digiware.nl
Mon May 26 17:51:45 UTC 2008
Steve Kargl wrote:
> On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 05:34:09AM -0700, Ade Lovett wrote:
>> idiosyncratic situations (yes, ahc(4), I'm looking at you) for 5+
> What's the problem with ahc(4)? My ahc controller is one of
> the most reliable pieces of hardware that I've purchased.
> It's also the only interface available to my external DLT
> tape drive.
Not to forget the large amount of embedded ahc's that got implemented on
all kinds of serverbords. I still have quite a large set of customers
with such ASUS boards I sold to them over the years. Up 'till now I've
been able to keep 'm running with the pace of FreeBSD.
Removing this driver would "leave them behind".
I can force them to upgrade, but thus far there has been little reason
for that (hardware wise).
Just my 2 ct's
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