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Re: [MiNT] Re[2]: Shutdown() discussion

on 12/12/03 4:08 PM, Odd Skancke at ozk@atari.org wrote:

> On Fri, 12 Dec 2003, Petr Stehlik wrote:
>> Petr
>> P.S. Interesting how many things can be hidden in a Shutdown() thread.
> Well, that is because this isnt really about Shutdown() itself, but how
> to add support for new hardware as a whole. Anyones attempt or suggestion
> to add hardware-support (and NatFeat falls into this category) directly
> into the kernel itself instead of the legal XDD way, will generate a
> reaction from me. I dont think anyone would like me putting EtherNEC code
> directly into the kernel.

Maybe refering back to the gluestik recode in the mint-list archive is a
good idea?  It's one example of how you make a flawed design work under
memory protection without recoding the kernel.

Lonny Pursell