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Re: video mem access with oskit-mach

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: video mem access with oskit-mach
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2001 20:48:45 +0200
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On Sun, Oct 07, 2001 at 07:59:42PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 04:53:51PM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > First, as to the kernel implementation issue.  Adding a new IKOT_* flavor
> > is not really hard, and having extra flavors for machine-specific features
> > is fine by me.  But I was also thinking it might just be easiest to stick
> > with device_t anyway, since it has the IPC setup all dealt with already
> > (and the various new bits of IKOT_* and intran/outtran magic would just
> > duplicate what's there for device_t).
> This sounds reasonable.  It would be a dummy device with only side effects.
> However, if possible, I think it makes sense to give the RPC arguments a
> name different from device_t, to avoid confusion.

On the user side only, of course.  Sorry for being imprecise.


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