[realtek] (no subject)

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Tue, 3 Jul 2001 15:06:12 -0400 (EDT)

On 3 Jul 2001, kimish r patel wrote:

> I am having somewhat problem in writing driver for ethernet card of rtl8029
> actually it is one part of our project
> and the way i am writing the driver should be independent of the os so
> should not be dependent on DOS or LINUX or WINDOWS 
> now that i have studied the document of pci bus and also pci
> configuration register and also had cleared concepts of IRQs and PIC
> but the thing is that like suppose i am programing under dos and i am
> using  getvect and setvect

It's difficult to use PCI shared interrupts under a DOS-like system.
Since this isn't Realtek question, or even a Linux question, this
definitely beyond the scope of this mailing list.

> Even i wondered when i have experienced that when i read PIC registers
> it gives me information that IRQ 10 is disabled and still windows
> answers ping.

Later versions "Windows" don't use DOS as the underlying system.

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