Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Vojtech Pavlik (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 04:26:25 EST

On Wed, Jan 02, 2002 at 04:04:49PM -0500, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> > > What I want to do with this is make ISA-card questions invisible on modern
> > > PCI-only motherboards.
> >
> > For the smart config I assume not in general ?
> Right. I'm well along on an autoconfigurator that can use the CML2 rulebase
> to do things like freezing to N all the symbols for PCI devices not explicitly
> found by autoprobe.

Just note that a board without ISA slots can still have ISA devices
onboard, namely soundchips, and you still will want ISA drivers for those.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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