Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Eric S. Raymond (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 15:36:46 EST

Maciej W. Rozycki <>:
> > If you find an MCA-bus, you can suppress most (but not all) ISA-cards
> > too (some of the cards support MCA without having any extra MCA-related
> > code in the drivers, such as the eexpress-driver, but I can help with
> > such a list if necessary.)
> Shouldn't the drivers depend on "CONFIG_ISA or CONFIG_MCA" then? Just

Yes, that's almost the right solution (CONFIG_ISACARDS or CONFIG_MCA).
I'll add

        require MCA != ISA_CARDS

to the rulebase. Not that there are a lot of MCA machines out there but
every little bit helps.

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