Stephen Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 31 Jan 1998 22:29:48 -0800
> Just for the record, with ISA hardware it is impossible to make this
> work reliably whatever your software model. I don't think we should
> encourage users to try it. I know that the average PC is IRQ-starved
> but life is hard and you have to make compromises.
In principle, you can share IRQs with a little bit of logic on the mother
board. Not bloody likely, though, because device drivers don't support it
and likely never will (at least not in the DOS/Windows world.)
Yes, ISA sucks and we are glad for PCI.
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