cvs commit: src/sys/conf files.i386 src/sys/modules Makefile
src/sys/modules/el Makefile src/sys/i386/conf NOTES src/sys/i386/isa
rik at cronyx.ru
Tue Aug 30 20:52:40 GMT 2005
>On Tuesday 30 August 2005 09:06 am, Roman Kurakin wrote:
>>John Baldwin wrote:
>>>jhb 2005-08-26 13:42:04 UTC
>>> FreeBSD src repository
>>> Modified files:
>>> sys/conf files.i386
>>> sys/modules Makefile
>>> sys/i386/conf NOTES
>>> Removed files:
>>> sys/modules/el Makefile
>>> sys/i386/isa if_el.c if_elreg.h
>>> Remove the el(4) driver for 3Com 3c501 ISA NICs from HEAD as threatened
>>> earlier as no one has stepped up to test recent changes to the driver.
>>> Oddly, the module was actually turned on on ia64 though I'm fairly
>>>certain that no ia64 machine has ever had or will ever have an ISA slot.
>>I can find a link to an external bridge for ISA if you want.
>>I don't know if it would work under FreeBSD, but you
>>may try to run ISA card on ia64 that way.
>>You may even try to made this device by yourself if the
>>soldering iron is your friend.
>The ia64 comment was more that the module probably shouldn't have been enabled
>on ia64 in the first place. Why would you want to hack up a way to stick an
>8-bit ISA 10Mbit ethernet card in a machine that probably has at least one
>(probably two or more) 10/100 (if not gige) builtin NICs.
I think that there is almost no one who may want to, but it is possible.
The comment was about ability, in case you may want to use it, not a
particular case. Sorry for the noise.
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