Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 07:30:14 EST

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, Alex wrote:

> > You're still going to need user interaction for a lot of these.
> That is why I recommended that the textfile is the output of an
> interactive hardware-detection tool. Yes, interactive. :-)

vim /etc/modules.conf
is about as interactive as it gets.
If you want pointy clicky user interfaces for this, pretty much
every distro has one these days.

> > "But Microsoft doesn't" isn't an argument any more either, they dropped
> > support for really ancient hardware a long time ago.
> Show them that we can do better. :-D

On ancient hardware, we win, no contest. We're doing pretty good
with modern hardware also except for a few special cases.

| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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