Re: Device detection? [Summary]
On Tue, Mar 16, 1999 at 12:45:47PM +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, Michael Stone wrote:
> > Why are these necessarily related to the ISA bus? I've got all kinds of
> > MIPS and Sparc machines with serial/parallel ports, and I don't _think_
> > they have an ISA bus.
> This discussion is in the context of the PC architecture.
Regardless of the context, I don't see why you have to ditch serial and
parallel ports if you get rid of ISA. There are still a lot of legacy
devices out there and a PCI serial/parallel adapter can't cost that