Subject: Re: config problem
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/28/1996 10:34:45
>From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
>Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 14:07:58 -0700
>On Thu, 27 Jun 1996 17:05:48 -0400
> Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu> wrote:
> > Consider that, at least for most boards on indirect-config busses,
> > there's a limited set of addresses which one of those boards can live
> > at, e.g.:
> > ed* at isa? port ?
>Well, for some devices, this is certainly possible (c.f. the ep driver).
>For others, well, it might be harder. The ep driver would probably work
>as-is for the ISA cloning case.
You have to be somewhat careful, though. Popular hardware gets
cloned, and the clones may have slightly different options for iobase
Also, Plug&Pr^Hlay boards may end up most anywhere. But you can
easily find those via Plug&Play itself.
Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org> <URL:http://www.shore.net/~mikel>
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