OFISA(4)                NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual               OFISA(4)

NAME
     ofisa -- introduction to machine-independent Open Firmware ISA bus sup-
     port and drivers

SYNOPSIS
     ofisa* at mainbus0
     XX*    at ofisa?

DESCRIPTION
     NetBSD includes a machine-independent ISA bus subsystem and several
     machine-independent ISA device drivers.  The ofisa bus uses Open Firmware
     to determine how to attach devices.

HARDWARE
     NetBSD includes machine-independent Open Firmware ISA drivers, sorted by
     device type and driver name:

   Disk and tape controllers
           wdc   Standard Western Digital type hard drive controllers: MFM,
                 RLL, ESDI, and IDE/ATAPI.

   Serial and parallel interfaces
           com   NS8250-, NS16450-, and NS16550-based serial ports.

           lpt   Standard ISA parallel port interface.

   Network interfaces
           cs    Cirrus Logic Crystal CS8900 Ethernet interfaces.

   Sound cards and MIDI interfaces
           ess   ESS Technology AudioDrive 1788-, 1888-, 1887-, and 888-based
                 sound cards.

   Miscellaneous devices
           joy   Game (joystick) adapters.

SEE ALSO
     com(4), cs(4), ess(4), intro(4), isa(4), joy(4), lpt(4), wdc(4)

HISTORY
     The Open Firmware ISA subsystem appeared in NetBSD 1.4.

NetBSD 6.1.4                     July 25, 2000                    NetBSD 6.1.4

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