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Date:      Mon, 11 Sep 1995 21:39:05 -0700
From:      David Greenman <davidg@Root.COM>
To:        Khoo Swee Chuan <>
Subject:   Re: sio line - probe problem 
Message-ID:  <199509120439.VAA04657@corbin.Root.COM>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Tue, 12 Sep 95 12:15:25 +0800." <> 

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>hi BSD gurus,
>        I successfully ( partly ) install 2.0.5 from WC CDROM into a
>Fujitsu ICL ErgoPro with 8MB and 540MB and a 3COM 509 network interface
>card. So far okay. I feel very confortable using it. Love it.
>        But all this is done with sio[0-3] disable, because if probed,
>the booting crash with rubbish on the screen. I have tried to change the
>i/o add and irq, no effect. Seems like there are some comflict somewhere?
>        Any suggestion?

   If the video card is S3 or 8514 based, then it's registers will conflict
with the standard I/O address of COM4 (sio3). ...but sio[0-2] should work
okay. If you have an sio3, I suggest you remove it from the system.


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