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Re: Device detection?

On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 07:37:49PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Stephen Crowley wrote:
> > Yes, I was wondering if it would be possible to do a brute force scan for
> > some older legacy hardware. Just cycle through the i/o and irq ports for
> > some commonly used hardware. Some devices might lock up on this though, so
> > they would have to be installed manually.
> No way, this will certainly crash lots of systems..

Of course, that's why I said it should only be used on devices which wont
lock up systems.

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