LinuxBIOS and ISA slot on PCChips M787CL M/B
rminnich at lanl.gov
Fri Nov 14 09:37:00 CET 2003
On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 riskin at esinosoft.com wrote:
> I am migrating LinuxBIOS from vt5426 to PCChips M787CL( NB: VT8601 ,SB:
> VT82C686B),and I want to use ISA slot.I think that LinuxBIOS doesn't
> need to initialize ISA slot, the devices on ISA bus should work,but I am
> wrong.So does LinuxBIOS need to initialize the ISA slot?
You actually can't do much with that slot. ISA is a mess. There is no way
for linuxbios to do anything because there are no configuration registers
to read in ISA to help configure. So I am not sure what you should do.
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