On 08-Feb-01 Andrea Campi wrote:
>> My patches may help with this, but they are a lot more than just a single
>> change, they are an overhaul of the interrupt threads code. :)  If you are
>> really curious, you can find them at
>> http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/patches/sys.patch.  Currently, however, they
>> reduce
>> the system to a crawl.  Well, at least console I/O feels like a 2400 baud
>> modem.  I'm even losing characters on the keyboard. :(
> Sort of killing a mosquito with a missile ;-)
> Seriously, I will try your patch to confirm it works, then I'll go back
> to a regular -current kernel and live without ejecting the card...

Keep your kernel.old around.  Trust me, the new kernel won't be very usable.

> In case I was not clear: at the moment pccard and cardbus devices can't
> share IRQ line with any kind of other devices. The best explanation of
> this mentioned only pccard and said it was handled as ISA so you coulnd't
> share, but in theory it was possible to handle pccard in a different way.
> And cardbus shouldn't be a problem at all I think.

cardbus already shares.  pccard under NEWCARD shares as well.  My work is at a
lower-level than that though, that is in the pccard/cardbus specific code.


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