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

Pyun YongHyeon pyunyh at
Mon Jan 19 01:14:04 PST 2009

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 12:17:22AM -0800, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
 > Scott Long wrote:
 > >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
 > >testing.
 > Point taken, thanks. Is there any technical reason why stge(4) not in there?

The only reason I didn't enable it at that time was lack of
testing. I think it should work without problems as I had also
tested it on sparc64.

Pyun YongHyeon

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