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SubjectRe: ISA hardware discovery -- the elegant solution
"Eric S. Raymond" wrote:
> Michael Lazarou (ETL) <>:
> > Doesn't this mean that you would need a fully functional kernel
> > before you get to run the autoconfigurator?
> Yes, but this was always true.

And if the reason you are building a new kernel is that the old one is
mis-identifying some of your hardware? ;)

Could you maybe describe the problem you are trying to solve a bit more
clearly than "the hardware-discovery problem for ISA devices"? If you
are trying to discover the ISA devices, but rely upon them having
already been discovered, what are you accomplishing?


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