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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pdc20265 problem.
On 7 Aug 2002, Alan Cox wrote:

> That would ensure the southbridge IDE stayed in one place. Another
> alternative is to enumerate all the IDE devices by class (we can do that
> nice and easy, with a little tweak for the fasttrak stuff) then hand
> them off according to the enumeration position. That would preserve the
> old semantics nicely for pci IDE. (Plug in ISA IDE is pretty rare and
> since we can't probe those its kind of hard to do anything much about
> it).

ISA my foot, real men went to the VESA bus as soon as it came out, to get
32 bit i/o. I have a 486 router, with 2.4.9 or so, maybe I should refresh
my memory as to what hardware lives there. Last install moderately recent,
it had the new bind and I had to convert all the files.

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bill davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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