lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Jan]   [22]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    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

    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
    "Anyone can be a critic, its rather harder and much more
    valuable to be a critic that actually has positive impacts on what you
    criticize"
    -- Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------
    William Stearns (wstearns@pobox.com). Mason, Buildkernel, named2hosts,
    and ipfwadm2ipchains are at: http://www.pobox.com/~wstearns
    LinuxMonth; articles for Linux Enthusiasts! http://www.linuxmonth.com
    --------------------------------------------------------------------------


    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:15    [W:0.047 / U:97.240 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site