Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Horst von Brand (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2002 - 12:28:27 EST

"Eric S. Raymond" <> said:
> Dave Jones <>:
> > Indeed. Something I'm trying to convey to Eric, but I don't think
> > he realises just how many pooched BIOSen there are out there.
> > His conservative estimate of '150 entries in the blacklist'
> > is possibly off by an order of 10 times or more.
> Are there even 1500 distinct PC motherboard designs in *existence*? :-)

Perhaps not, but there are at least 10 official revisions of the BIOS for
this motherboard (intel sr440bx), and this is just one out of a few dozen
intel has.

Horst von Brand                   
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