Subject: Re: DMA beyond end of ISA with other scsi cards?
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/11/1996 18:07:34
>On Sun, 10 Nov 1996 10:47:21 -0800 
> "Justin T. Gibbs" <> wrote:
> > >The problem applies to any busmastering ISA device.
> > 
> > And some broken VLB and EISA cards too. The 14F is a VLB card, right?
>I don't know about VLB, but the problem does not apply to EISA, since
>EISA has 32-bits of address.  If there'd been a problem with EISA,
>then the previous would have never worked :-)

Did you miss the "broken" in my comment?  VLB and EISA should not have the
problem, but some cards and/or motherboard chipsets, do.  Once such
example is the bt445S.

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