Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Brian Gerst (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 22:36:16 EST

"Eric S. Raymond" wrote:
> Dave Jones <>:
> > Go down the DMI path, and get it right _sometimes_, or take a zero.
> > Getting it right sometimes is likely to do more harm than good.
> Not in this case. If the DMI read fails, the worst-case result is the
> user sees some ISA extra questions.

No, the worst case is if the DMI read says no ISA slots when there
really are some, and the user misses a driver that he needs.


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