Whats a reasonable collection?

From: Iggy Drougge <optimus_at_canit.se>
Date: Thu Jun 28 15:20:42 2001

Brian Chase skrev:

>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.

EISA is similar to MCA, it's got the same descriptor files, only they're
called INF instead of ADF.

En ligne avec Thor 2.6a.
Received on Thu Jun 28 2001 - 15:20:42 BST

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