Subject: Re: multia ide drives
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/20/1998 22:12:02
> Even if the interrupts didn't work, we should be able to communicate
> with the drive in polling mode, which is what autoconfiguration uses
> anyhow.

Unless, of course, the systm BIOS (a.k.a. SRM 8-) tells the Super I/O
chip "disable that logical sub-device," in wihch case we can't talk to
it at all.

I wonder if it's possible to isacfg it into doing the right thing...
but people said they tried that, right?