On Thursday 27 February 2003 9:02, someone, possibly Ron Andreasen, typed: > I just looked at the FreeBSD hardware list and saw all > those contollers there. Are any of those ISA devices > or are they all PCI? > > I only have 3 PCI slots and they're all being used by > stuff I can't give up (video card, sound card, and > modem). So if they are all PCI devices will ISA > contollers still get the job done? I'd be using it in > FreeBSD 5.0.
I think most of these devices will be PCI, and some of them, chipsets of integrated devices on the motherboard. The problem with an offboard ISA controller, even though you could theoretically add one, is that it would clash with the I/O ranges of the on-board controller, and you will still only be able to use two channels. ISA offboard controllers were phased out years ago, even finding one would be an achievement in its own. Seriously though, I would take out the PCI modem, if it's an analogue anyway, those are known to cause trouble and chew up CPU time, an external modem would be a much better option, and you'd have a free slot. The same goes for ISDN modems actually. Will -- Willie Viljoen Freelance IT Consultant 214 Paul Kruger Avenue, Universitas Bloemfontein 9321 South Africa +27 51 522 15 60 +27 51 522 44 36 (after hours) +27 82 404 03 27 (mobile) [EMAIL PROTECTED] To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message