Subject: Re: ISA direct config of ACPI devices
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/23/2007 15:31:02
In article <>,
Jared D. McNeill <> wrote:
>On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> I agree with Matthias here. I don't think that isa should be mandatory
>> for ACPI to work.
>ACPI is used to locate legacy ISA devices. Our ACPI code passes an 
>isa_chipset_tag_t to each one of these device drivers today, which they 
>all use (for isa_intr_establish, isadma).
>You will not get away with a kernel that contains com@acpi but no isa0.

Thanks for the explanation.