3 x Cogent multi ports problems !

Donald Becker becker@cesdis1.gsfc.nasa.gov
Mon Aug 23 15:09:03 1999

On Mon, 23 Aug 1999, Yann Dupont wrote:

> I think there is a way to improve the logic of detecting multiport
> new PCI BUS number, and the SAME for the 4 ports.
> So maybe, during the probe, it should be useful to memorize the current
> PCI bus number before deciding the new port probed is just another port of
> a multiport board, or a new port of a new board ...

Excellent idea!

This wont' help with the hack work-around for the BIOS IRQ bug (all ports
interrupt on the first IRQ, even though the BIOS claims they are on
different IRQs), but it will avoid problems such as yours.

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