svn commit: r187426 - head/sys/amd64/conf

Scott Long scottl at
Sun Jan 18 23:58:30 PST 2009

Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Author: sobomax
> Date: Mon Jan 19 07:10:11 2009
> New Revision: 187426
> URL:
> Log:
>   Add asr(4) and stge(4) from i386 GENERIC. Both drivers compile on amd64 and
>   there is no particular reason for them to be i386-only.

Yes, there is a particular reason why asr is i386 only.  This has been
discussed extensively over the years, but to sum it up, no it is not
64-bit clean.  Please remove.

At this point in the lifecycle of amd64, you can be 100% assured that
the list of compatible devices has been checked and rechecked a few
dozen times.  You are not going to find hidden gems that people have
forgotten about.  If you think you've found something, ask first, and
prepare to be wrong.  And above all else, don't put drivers into here
that you haven't tested.  It's pretty silly to admit in your commit
message, for all to see, that you are blatantly committing without


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