Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Mr. James W. Laferriere (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 08:35:12 EST

        Hello Dave ,

On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Dave Jones wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:
> > And what is there to replace /proc/ide ? I see no other facility
> > in /proc to do the job . Again am I missing something here ?
> 99% of everything done by /proc/ide/ can be done in userspace by parsing
> /proc/bus/pci. The remaining 1% can be done with ioctls.
        Hmm , I see there is some info in ide . But I don't see it as
        being very setable . OK , I am beginning to see what you are
        speaking of . ide looks like it wasn't completed to me .

> The info exposed by /proc/scsi may be exposed by ioctls also, (in which
> case, that too can be done entirely in userspace), however, I'm not sure
> everything shown there is accessable by means other than proc parsing.
        Not sure either , And I am sure you would have more idea than
        I . I like scsi's completeness & setability .
        Thank you for filling me in . JimL

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