On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 11:59:33AM -0700, Mike Smith wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 26, 1999 at 11:41:14AM -0700, Mike Smith wrote:
> > > 
> > > PnP is an infrastructure facility used by drivers to detect and 
> > > configure hardware.  The side-effect you were relying on was that the 
> > > old code would indiscriminately configure any and all PnP hardware 
> > > regardless of whether a driver had requested it to.
> > 
> > Why is this not desirable?
> I've already asked you to do your own research, and I meant it.  The 
> simple answer is "if we don't have a [working] driver for it, we don't 
> want it".

But we do have a working driver for the AWE64.  Or rather, it worked fine
before the new PnP code was comitted, now it doesn't.  It seems to me that
this indicates a deficiency in the new PnP code.  Isn't that correct?

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