[openbeos] Re: USB stack design

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 13:32:24 +0200 CEST

Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > > I tried that, but it requires quite a bit of extreme memory
> > > management
> > > (things that the *bsd kernels do but what haiku lacks). It would 
> > > be a
> > > lot of work.
> > I really wonder what that might be. Extreme memory management?
> Well, in any case it is clear that drivers running in kernel space 
> are not 
> restricted to a certain API, say a USB manager API. So the *BSD 
> drivers can 
> potentially use all kinds of *BSD kernel calls, which makes the 
> "let's 
> write a compatiblity layer for USB *BSD drivers" quite difficult to 
> be of 
> any success in the real world.

Definitely, I am just wondering about this "extreme memory management".


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