Subject: isacfg (was: Re: 'set foo' not sticking (PC164) )
To: Robert Elz <email@example.com>
From: Jan-Hinrich Fessel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/17/1999 21:20:38
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In message <20731.934837706@munnari.OZ.AU>you write:
> the kernel is kept? That is, if I did, for some reason, want to install
> an ISA card, how would I discover what handle to tell isacfg, so the
> kernel would later recognise the card. Or is NetBSD pretending that the
> alpha is an i386, ignoring the isacfg table, and just probing the bus
> hunting for whatever might be out there?
As far as I can tell, from expirience, the handle is something not used by
I do have an ISA card (ISDN Teles S0/8) installed in my NoName, and it is
probed by the kernel, no matter what I call the handle.
So, handle is obviously ignored and isacfg is only there to tell srm whether
there are interrupts and mem and iospace used by ISA, which has no defined way
to autoconfigure the cards present in the slots...
Tragbar ist, was nicht herunterfaellt.
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