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SubjectRe: TI yenta-alikes
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On Iau, 2003-08-07 at 14:16, Russell King wrote:
> You can do what you're suggesting as long as you take account of the
> device itself. However, once you've decided the device isn't setup,
> how can the kernel determine exactly what the _correct_ setup of the
> device is? You can't say "well, its a PCI1031 device, therefore I'll
> select ISA interrupt mode" because you don't know if it has been
> wired up that way.

Subvendor id I guess - and some kind of heuristic for uninitialized plugin
cards (my guess is "PCI" if it was hotplugged).

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