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SubjectRe: [POLITICAL] Re: ECS k7s5a audio sound SiS 735 - 7012
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> So you would have preferred, for example, to have dozens of different
> drivers for SYM53C8XX chips and probably as many for Adaptec aic7xxx on=
> es.

The problem with tulip clones is a bit different. Imagine if each SYS53C8XX
chip had ten clone versions that each understood 90% of the official
instruction set and had different magically unique bugs some of which were
not documented.

Dealing with things like GPIO variants, LED wiring, custom NVRAM is a bit
cleaner. The very core of the tulip clones is variable

Alan
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