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Re: cvs commit: src/sys/dev/disk/ata ata-dma.c ata-pci.c

From: Emiel Kollof <coolvibe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 2003 01:07:38 +0100

* Matthew Dillon (dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:

[commit and exuberant praise snipped]
>     Heh.  I just got a little AMD box that uses the NVidia2 chipset...
>     a different NVidia then the video you are talking about but still just
>     as annoying!  It looks like the Linux people have a GPL'd ethernet
>     driver for it and FreeBSD has a wrapper for the nvidia binary-only
>     driver (ick), but I don't have time to play with them so I'm just going
>     to have to stick an ethernet card into the box.

Can the GPL'ed driver be used as documentation? You only need to know
which bits to twiddle to make it go. Needless to say, the dfly driver
should be coded from scratch in a cleanroom-kinda-way.

But indeed, just plonking in an intel fxp card or somesuch does the
trick too :)


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