Whats a reasonable collection?

From: Brian Chase <bdc_at_world.std.com>
Date: Thu Jun 28 12:12:00 2001

On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Chad Fernandez wrote:
> Iggy Drougge wrote:

> > I hate to tell you this, but other buses such as Zorro, PCI or Turbochannel
> > aren't jumpered either, yet without the need for ADF files.
> > ADF files are just jumpers on a disk.

> Well, I never heard of Zorro, and I wouldn't know Turbochannel if I saw
> it. I suspect PCI doesn't use jumpers because most cards are, "Plug and
> Play". Besides, PCI wasn't around when Microchannel was king of the
> corporate world.

There's EISA. I thought it was an okay bus while maintaining backwards
compatibility with ISA. It'd have been more successful if it were
cheaper. As for other non-jumpered busses, Sun's Sbus is nice.

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