Subject: Re: config problem
To: Mike Long <>
From: Chris G Demetriou <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/28/1996 19:02:28
> > > 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
> &c.

Not really.

The worst that happens is that you don't happen to probe the few
wacked-out addresses that the clones support.

In that case, people could still get to them via explicit port
settings in the config file...