Gary Thomas gthomas@redhat.com
Thu May 30 06:45:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, 2002-05-30 at 14:33, Koeller, T. wrote:
> Gary Thomas wrote:
> > I think you should just add your other new & exciting channels like 
> > we've already done on platforms which support such things.  A 
> > good place
> > to look would be the iPAQ (hal/arm/sa11x0/ipaq) which 
> > supports not only
> > serial but an LCD/touchscreen combo, or the Intel PC 
> > (hal/i386/pc) which
> > supports serial and the VGA/keybord combinations.
> Sorry, my fault - when saying that I was writing a HAL I
> actually meant that I want to build upon an existing one,
> extending it to support additional hardware. I intend to
> use plf_if_init() to get my things initialized. Is this a
> sensible approach?
> The problem with the COMMS table is that the HAL I want to
> as a computed property with a fixed value, so in order to
> extend the COMMS table I have to resort to

Look at the iPAQ - it does exactly what you're asking for.

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