Re: Proof of concept patch for device rearrangement

2003-06-19 Thread Wilko Bulte
On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 01:16:56AM +0200, Maxime Henrion wrote: walt wrote: Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: I have uploaded a proof of concept patch: http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/fd_dev.patch ...And with this code enabled, it is possible to go from userland to device driver

Re: Proof of concept patch for device rearrangement

2003-06-19 Thread Terry Lambert
I love English! Maxime Henrion wrote: Giant is the big lock that protects the whole kernel that everyone is trying to get rid of :-). We should just delete Giant. Then we can get rid of the whole kernel that everyone is trying to get rid of, since Ginat will no longer be protecting it... 8-)

Re: Proof of concept patch for device rearrangement

2003-06-19 Thread Sergey A. Osokin
On Wed, Jun 18, 2003 at 11:25:36PM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: I have uploaded a proof of concept patch: http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/fd_dev.patch WARNING: It is perfectly possibly that this patch eats your machine WARNING: destroys your disk and makes your corn-flakes

Re: Proof of concept patch for device rearrangement

2003-06-19 Thread Alexey Neyman
Hi, there! On Thursday 19 June 2003 01:25, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: PK I have uploaded a proof of concept patch: PK http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/fd_dev.patch Just looked thru, not tested yet: * G1/G2 macros could benefit from more descriptive names, e.g. G_LOCK/G_UNLOCK/whatever * the

Proof of concept patch for device rearrangement

2003-06-18 Thread Poul-Henning Kamp
I have uploaded a proof of concept patch: http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/fd_dev.patch WARNING: It is perfectly possibly that this patch eats your machine WARNING: destroys your disk and makes your corn-flakes soggy. WARNING: RUN AT YOUR OWN RISK! This patch basically shortcuts access

Re: Proof of concept patch for device rearrangement

2003-06-18 Thread walt
Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: I have uploaded a proof of concept patch: http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/fd_dev.patch ...And with this code enabled, it is possible to go from userland to device driver without touching Giant underway. I'm sorry, I can't parse that last sentence. Could you explain in 25

Re: Proof of concept patch for device rearrangement

2003-06-18 Thread Maxime Henrion
walt wrote: Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: I have uploaded a proof of concept patch: http://phk.freebsd.dk/patch/fd_dev.patch ...And with this code enabled, it is possible to go from userland to device driver without touching Giant underway. I'm sorry, I can't parse that last