Oral History Questions

From: Allison J Parent <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
Date: Fri Dec 11 20:31:55 1998

< I can't imagine any sensible reason for making them default to edge-sens
< the 8259 is very flexible and can be configured either way. I can only
< surmise that they had no clue and decided by flipping coins or throwing
< darts.

Sounds about right. Sharing can be done but the drivers have to have a
local pull down and be logically open collector(or emitter). Of course
you can reprogram the 8259a too.

Received on Fri Dec 11 1998 - 20:31:55 GMT

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