Subject: Re: The Further Adventures of NetBSD vs. Virtual PC 1.0
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg Earle <earle@isolar.Tujunga.CA.US>
Date: 07/18/1997 14:15:24
>> I think if there was a way to modify if_de.c to handle this wacko case and a
>> way to detect the Virtual PC (dunno how) and force PCI Configuration Mode 1
>> automagically, we might really be able to get somewhere with this thing ...
> To reiterate something I've said before:
> The bogus detection of configuration mode 2 is _not_ just a problem
> with Virtual PC. There have been reports of it happening on real PCs,
> as well. It's a bona fide bug, not something which needs to be hacked
> around just for Virtual PC.
Just for curiosity's sake, about how many PC's have this sort of problem
where mode 2 is apparently available (and is tried as a result) but returns
nothing? (Didn't you mention a Compaq of some sort last time, Chris?)