Do we need this junk?

Warner Losh imp at
Thu Apr 5 19:57:26 UTC 2007

Des writes:
> "Nikolas Britton" <nikolas.britton at> writes:
> > Can anything in the list below be removed from CURRENT?
> No.  Modern i386 and amd64 still have an ISA bus, and devices
> connected to that bus, even if they don't have ISA slots.

The isa bus also is the catch-all on board I/O bus for i386/amd64.
This usage is traditional as there rarely were add-in keyboard
controllers, for example.

Also, while LPC has replaced ISA as a physical connection technology
in many cases, it still has a the same software interface.


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