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Re: Help required SB16 PnP

On Tue, Jul 28, 1998 at 08:44:30AM -0600, Ehren Wilson wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Jul 1998, Ivan wrote:
> Umm Actually I believe it works fine if you have a PnP bios that assigns
> the hardware at that level.

This is only partially true. Some devices are correctly initilaized by the
PnP BIOS, others are not.

> The I/O base that you probably should be using is 0x220 as this is the
> default for the SB, I believe that 388 is the midi, and I am not sure
> about the 330 right now. Linux should read these as hex I believe.
> I don't know if I can solve your problem, but hopefully this limits its
> scope for quicker troubleshooting.

On the SB's I know, 0x330 is the base for Midi.

> I have been working with an SB16 PnP for a while now, and now an SB Awe64.
> So I can say that it works as long as you have a PnP bios.  Hope this at
> least can clarify some things.

The Awe cards are a good example for partially initialization by PnP BIOS.
The pcm devices work, but for the Awe driver patch to work, isapnptools is a
must (at least with my Bios. Maybe there are newer, better bios'es

Thank you,

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