Re: PNP patch into kernel when?

Philip Blundell (
Thu, 5 Dec 1996 12:35:27 +0000 (GMT)

On Thu, 5 Dec 1996, Andrew E. Mileski wrote:

> Some of the kernel drivers already knowingly abuse the existing API,
> for the sake of the functionality the proposed new API provides.
> Still more drivers (nearly all I expect) make assumptions that are not
> allowed with PnP, and the existing API allows/expects/promotes this.

What assumptions are these?