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Re: GNU Mach glue code update

From: Richard Braun
Subject: Re: GNU Mach glue code update
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 21:07:51 +0200
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On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 09:57:38PM +0300, Constantine Kousoulos wrote:
> Personally, i am not biased towards porting freebsd or linux drivers.
> Using one or the other has its pros and cons. However, linux
> device drivers are better documented than than of freebsd's. I
> don't think that the freebsd architecture handbook
> (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/arch-handbook/)
> describes how things work at a satisfactory low level. This might
> mean IMHO that porting freebsd drivers will need more time than
> porting linux drivers.

I have already begun working on it. Although I'm only begining, I've
already managed to compile some drivers (they don't link yet). I've also
been able to understand how to initialize the drivers. There is quite a
load of work, but I'm more comfortable than when I tried porting drivers
from Linux 2.6.

Richard Braun

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