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SubjectRe: Calling EISA experts
Good day, Eric,

On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com>:
> > > Minimal approach: Register motherboard EISA ID (i.e. slot zero) ports in
> > > /proc/ioports. Works on all kernel versions. See $0.02 patch below.
> > >
> > > This is probably the least intrusive way to get what you want. It doesn't
> > > add Yet Another Proc File, and costs zero bloat to the 99.9% of us who
> > > have a better chance of meeting Aunt Tillie than an EISA box.
> > >
> > > Possible alternative: Create something like /proc/bus/eisa/devices which
> > > lists the EISA ID (e.g. abc0123) found in each EISA slot. This might
> > > have been worthwhile some 8 years ago, but now? ....
> >
> > Actually, "lsescd" should list the EISA (and ISAPNP) configuration data,
> > which includes EISA id, etc.
>
> I do not find this command on my RH7.2 system. Can you tell me more about it?
>
> I like the /proc/ioports approach and agree that /proc/bus/eisa/ seems like
> overkill at this late date.

http://www.uwsg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0107.1/0052.html
http://home.t-online.de/home/gunther.mayer/lsescd-0.10.tar.bz2
Cheers,
- Bill

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