Subject: Re: Diaspora, politics, and MI
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@ux2.sp.cs.cmu.edu>
From: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/19/1996 11:16:57
Chris Demetrio wrote:
> which is a VLB card, and therefore _can't_ be used on other systems.
So maybe it is not in the "cleanest" location now then eh?
> no other hardware would want the PC joystick interface.
> I don't think you'll find many takers on that. 8-)
"most" ISA soundcards have a joystick interface. Iff the soundcard
was supported on another arch with isa, perhaps it would want to be
> (I dunno, this may be shareable, but it's a PC motherboard
> thing, not really an ISA thing, isn't it?)
Nope, on an ISA card. I've never seen a motherboard with a joystick
> > which are all MD drivers for ISA devices that could just
> > as easily live on a non-i386.
> "wrong!" see above.
Ok, not all of them fit, but *some* of them certainly do. My whole
point was that it would be nice if something was done, since this
problem always comes up.
> Care to come up with some more examples? 8-)
No, I can't stand the abuse.. :)
Since it sounds like the >16MB problem will be fixed shortly after
the winter olympics in hell, could someone *please* add a warning
in the adaptec driver probe/attach?