Subject: Re: kern/11627
To: Jon Lindgren <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2001 21:13:01
On Mon, Feb 05, 2001 at 11:30:44AM -0500, Jon Lindgren wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Jon Lindgren wrote:
> > This open pr relates to attaching an EISA bus twice (which happens on my
> > proliant 5000 under 1.5).
> > 
> > Is it necessary to panic under this situation?  I was going to try just
> > failing the call, but I'm not quite sure what other states may need to be
> > cleaned up (I figured there'd be something else, otherwise why panic?).
> > 
> > Can anyone 1) point me in the direction for hacking this, or 2) hack this,
> > and I'll be a tester at their disposal?
> Can we safely remove things like "isa* at pceb" from the GENERIC config
> file for i386?  Also the "eisa* at pceb" and such?
> Will this cause a problem?  If not, can we remove them from the
> 1.5-release as well?  I've several machine which will not boot stock 1.5,
> and I can't use them for that exact reason.  It seems other people have
> hit this problem, too.
> Can we modify the GENERIC config for i386 to not attach eisa and isa off
> the pci bus?

Or just attach one time (isa0 instead of isa*).

Manuel Bouyer <>