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SubjectRe: modules.isapnpmap vs modules.alias
On Wed, 20 Sep 2006 18:53:01 +0200 iSteve wrote:

> Greetings,
> I'm looking at the modules.isapnpmap and I compare it with modules.alias file.
> For example:
> -modules.isapnpmap:
> snd-mpu401 0xffff 0xffff 0x00000000 0xd041 0x06b0
> -EOF
> -modules.alias:
> alias: pnp:dPNPb006*
> -EOF
> I am trying to resolve the isapnpmap into the alias. I figured most of it, but
> I'm confused by the "PNP" part. It is obvious that vendor 0xd041 conforms to
> "PNP", as all devices that have vendor 0xd041 have PNP and vice versa, similarly
> for eg. vendor 0xa865 and "YMH"...
> However, how can I actually translate "PNP" to "0xd041" (and/or backwards)?

It's defined in the MS ISA PNP spec from

I just went thru the bit fiddling exercise, so holler if you
want/need help with it. (I'd rather just teach you how to fish
instead of giving you fish.)

> Thanks in advance for any reply.
> Please, CC me, as I am not subscribed to the mailing list.

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