Subject: Re: config problem
To: Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
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
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...