Subject: Re: README: test kernel for new DMA framework available
To: Matthew Jacob <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/23/1997 12:04:41
> >It is one of the few "machine-independent" drivers which are actually
> >known to run on the Alpha, yes.  8-)
> Hey, I thought I did the right thing with the ISP driver .....

Oh, you did.

However, even if you add 1 or 2 or 5 drivers, there are still a lot
which don't work.  (See /sys/dev/isa.  How many of them even compile
on the alpha?  vs. how many are theoretically machine-independent?)