[Coco] PBJ PC PAK - Part II - Interfacing (source for driver)
Dave R in Illinois
lazyhand at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jan 31 17:18:51 EST 2008
Yes your assumption is correct. It is an IDE interface, that acts similar to
an SCSI, using a parallel port.
On Thursday 31 January 2008, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>Sorry but some odd reason, the code didn't show up, and every time I try
>>message is now ignored.
>>So here is a link to it. :-)
>My guess is that you will have to collect all those include files and
>regenerate them to say the same thing in os9 style before you can get past
>line 30 with the microware compiler plus all the extra's we have done for
>over the years. Not impossible, but it will be time consuming to run all
>those defines down and figure out what its doing. I suspect the resultant
>driver may also be several kilobytes larger than a barebones effort in
>assembly, mainly due to bells and whistles that may not be needed for a
>application under os9/nitros9.
>I also note that this version has huge bunches of EXPORT_SYMBOL_* stuff in
>that the current 2.6.24 kernel version doesn't have, so changing to that
>version may have a helpfull effect too. According to the 2.6.24 version,
>Grant Guenther wrote it back in 1998 and its only been touched once since.
>If this is the correct driver, its an IDE interface? For ls-120 drives and
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