svn commit: r187426 - head/sys/amd64/conf
scottl at samsco.org
Mon Jan 19 18:38:58 PST 2009
I thought that at least some ofvthese SCSI cards were specific to
pc98, which is exclusively 32bit on freebsd.
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On Jan 19, 2009, at 7:15 PM, "M. Warner Losh" <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> In message: <49752C10.5010309 at FreeBSD.org>
> Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : M. Warner Losh wrote:
> : > In message: <497446D4.5020104 at FreeBSD.org>
> : > Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : > : i386 only and don't have any particular reason to be i386-
> specific (i.e.
> : > : ISA/EISA drivers, PCMCIA drivers etc) into amd64 GENERIC
> : >
> : > Ahem. PC Card drivers are not, and never have been, i386
> : > At least not since we've moved to NEWCARD. You should remove that
> : > from the list of things that you think are processor specific.
> : > have worked on amd64 for a long time, and there are likely to be
> a few
> : > new PC Card bridge drivers in the tree soon for non-x86 platforms.
> : Well, I supposed it was the reason why few SCSI cards were in i386
> : kernel, but weren't in amd64. Perhaps I was wrong. I am talking
> about these:
> : device ncv # NCR 53C500
> : device nsp # Workbit Ninja SCSI-3
> : device stg # TMC 18C30/18C50
> : Perhaps the reason is just that nobody has the hardware to test on
> Correct. Those drivers have issues with amd64, or did when I did some
> quick tests. I never revisited them because they are for fairly slow
> cards to start with. They did work for me when I tried them on i386
> last. Of course none of them have been tested by me since about the
> 7.0 branch.
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