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Re: redesigning the debian installer

On Tue, Sep 12, 2000 at 06:46:44PM -0700, Joey Hess wrote:
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > The good thing about PCI hardware detection is that there is no probing,
> > and the PCI layer/driver handles allocation an IRQ and I/O. So basically
> > the gist is, atleast include PCI detection, which maps PCI device ID's to
> > modules, and can prompt for which ones to load.
> Right. We already do PCI hardware detection, after all, for video card
> setup with anXious.
> Maybe that's all the hardware detection we should bother with. Is there
> really any point in worrying about making life easier for owners of ISA
> hardware these days?

IMO, we shouldn't. Trying to autodetect ISA is probably more harm than
good anyway.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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