On Sun, 26 Sep 1999, Doug wrote:

> Peter Wemm wrote:
> > 
> > "Donald J . Maddox" wrote:
> > > Ok, will do.  Thanks.
> > >
> > > This may be a silly question, but...  The old PnP driver recognized
> > > a lot of devices, including my AWE64.  Isn't there a list of IDs it
> > > was aware of that should be merged into newPnP ASAP?
> > 
> > The old PnP code was matching on the card vendor ID.  The new pnp code
> > treats each logical device on it's own and matches by logical ID.
>       The new architecture sounds like a good thing, but isn't there a way to
> fall back to the old method if the logical device ID isn't found?
> Perhaps with an error message asking the user to report the logical ID
> to [EMAIL PROTECTED]? Of course I'm probably dreaming
> here, but it seems to me that some kind of compromise should be
> possible, since I tend to agree with Donald that "Working before + not
> working now = broken," no matter how much "better" the broken version is
> from the purity standpoint. 

This isn't feasable. Most of these cards are multifunction beasts and
matching the vendor ID instead of the logical ID prevents us from probing
and attaching the other functions (e.g. joystick, midi, ata).

Doug Rabson                             Mail:  [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Nonlinear Systems Ltd.                  Phone: +44 181 442 9037

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