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SubjectRe: removing drivers and ISA support? [Was: Char: correct pci_get_device changes]
On 27/10/06, Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 07:59:56PM +0200, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> >...
> > And what about (E)ISA support. When converting to pci probing, should be ISA bus
> > support preserved (how much is ISA used in present)? -- it makes code ugly and long.
>
> There seem to be still many running 486 machines - and only the last 486
> boards also had PCI slots.
>
> While deprecating OSS drivers, I got emails from people still using some
> of the ISA cards.
>
> And there are even Pentium 4 boards with ISA slots available.
>
Not to mention many embedded boards - many pc104 boards use ISA, just
to mention one type.


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