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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sat Sep 6 06:12:13 PDT 2003

In message <20030906130247.GI82301 at>, Bernd Walter writes:

>> _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.
>Well I have no knowledge about the industry-standard API and SCPI.
>And both specs cost money.

You can actually find quite a bit for free on the web.

>My knowledge about IEEE488 came from Commodore systems - don't know
>how much their usage fits into industry-standard API - at least it
>has nothing to do with SCPI.

Commodores use of IEEE488 was _very_ "unique".

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