cvs commit: src/sys/i386/isa isa_compat.c isa_device.h

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sat Sep 6 04:23:31 PDT 2003

In message <20030906110047.GD82301 at>, Bernd Walter writes:
>On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 09:59:25AM -0700, Nate Lawson wrote:
>> On Fri, 5 Sep 2003, M. Warner Losh wrote:
>> > In case anyboy is interested, here are the current ISA_COMAT drivers:
>> >
>> > ./i386/isa/gpib.c:#ifndef COMPAT_OLDISA
>> This driver is useful for people running a scope from an old machine.  It
>> really should be rewritten though and I don't have this card.
>I wasn't aware that we have a gpib driver - no manpage :(
>I'm interested in having a working ieee488 layer, but I havn't one
>of these cards either.
>But I have a working HP7550A Plotter and an HP9133 of unknown
>condition - the later is some kind of HDD/FDD combination without any
>practical worth.
>Will check if I can my hands on one of those cards.

Do not bother.

_IF_ we want IEEE488 support, we want it so that it conforms to the
industry-standard API and/or supporting SCPI.  The driver which is
in the tree is neither and not even close in any respect.

You are welcome to pick up and
work from there.

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