On Thu, 9 Nov 2000, Terry Lambert wrote:
> (I can't remember how, but the EISA BIOS knew not to treat these as
> EISA cards).

Because the EISA Config Util. saves the config to the system NVRAM which
the EISA BIOS reads to get the configuration.

Using the EISA BIOS stuff might be the way to go.  I'm really pissed that
I've never been able to get the resource stuff to work correctly as that
would make the EISA subsystem in FreeBSD more or less like the PCI/ISAPNP
subsystem.  (In the sense that drivers wouldn't have to query the card for

How do we use the EISA BIOS on an Alpha or an SGI though?

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