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WAX(4) Device Drivers Manual (hppa) WAX(4)


waxGSC bus controller and I/O subsystem


wax* at mainbus0 irq 24
wax* at phantomas0 irq 24
gsc2 at wax?


The wax GSC bus controller is a version of lasi(4) with limited functionality and no additional devices on the crystal. It is mainly used as a GSC bus controller for additional onboard devices (e.g. 2nd RS232 or HIL) and sometimes add-on cards (such as a TR-9000 card for the HP 9000/712 models).


An incomplete list of machines that use the wax bus controller:


asp(4), gsc(4), intro(4), io(4), lasi(4), phantomas(4)
Precision I/O Architecture Reference Specification, Hewlett-Packard.
712 I/O Subsystem ERS, Revision 1.1, Dwg No. A-A2263-66510-31, Hewlett-Packard, 12 February 1993.
Volume 46 Number 2, Hewlett-Packard Journal, April 1995.


The wax driver appeared in OpenBSD 3.4.
May 31, 2007 OpenBSD-current