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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.5-ac7
On Mon, Jun 04, 2001 at 12:27:11PM +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > > How about ISA USB host controllers?
> >
> > Those, unfortunately, do not exist. I was shopping for one
> > in vain for a long time. One formiddable difficulty is that
> > USB bandwidth is larger than ISA, so the only feasible way
> > to make a HC is to have all TD's in its onboard memory,
> > as in VGA.
> USB is 1.2MB/sec while 8-bit ISA is 4MB/sec (memory-mapped).
> ...and OHCI does use board memory, anyway.

And strangely enough a couple of vendors offer USB-to-ISA bridges:
passive ISA backplanes that you can connect to your system using
USB. Just search for "USB ISA" with ...

A lovely thing to see: Kobayashi Issa
through the paper window's holes (1763-1828)
the galaxy. [taken from: David Brin - Sundiver]
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