[parisc-linux] GSC cards

Grant Grundler grundler@cup.hp.com
Thu, 12 Aug 1999 10:12:26 -0700

Philipp Rumpf wrote:
> Hi,
> even if there was not much list traffic in the last weeks, development is
> going on and even making real progress.  We expect to run our first user
> space program RSN.
> One of the areas we now have code for is GSC bus walking.  This code is
> basically engineered from some hints in the Dino documentation

Rather than depend on just one implementation, look at the PA I/O
Architecture documents. Dino is an implementation of a PA I/O device.
BTW, GSC and HP-PB bus walk are basically the same - both follow PA
I/O architecture.


> and not
> tested with any other device (Lasi, Artist, and the CPU, though on the
> GSC bus, do not use the HPA pages and are not auto-detectable in the
> same way as Dino.
> Therefore, if any of you have access to other machines than 712's or 
> A180[c]s (this includes 715s), or machines with GSC cards other than
> Dino-on-a-card based ones in them, please try to boot them with the Image
> at ftp://sunsite.auc.dk/pub/os/linux/parisc/testing/image-2.2.1-gsctest
> and send the lines between "GSC init" and "mem_init bla bla bla" here
> (it might be a good idea to keep the subject line "Re: GSC cards" instead
> to avoid annoying anybody).
> TIA,
> 	Philipp Rumpf
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Grant Grundler
Communications Infrastructure Computer Operations