Re: PCI domain stuff

From: Andy Isaacson (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2003 - 11:30:43 EST

On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 11:03:29PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: "H. Peter Anvin" <>
> Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2003 23:06:52 -0700
> Perhaps a libdirectio would be useful?
> The details are very PCI specific, so what you'd be working
> on initially is a PCI centric library.
> Over time things can be abstracted, but the initial PCI specific
> one would be good enough for xfree86 to link to and make use
> of which is a huge step in the right direction.

There is some interest in the NetBSD project for such an API, as well.
<fair at> filed xsrc/21986 last week.

Perhaps a common implementation could develop.

(OK, I can dream...)

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