Subject: Re: DMA beyond end of ISA with other scsi cards?
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/11/1996 23:33:17
>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 :-)

Yes, but there are some pseudo-EISA motherboards, that have EISA
slots, and take EISA cards, but only have 24 address lines (why in
hell would they bother???).  I wouldn't expect the HP to be among
these, but...

  Michael L. VanLoon                 
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