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Re: shared-memory type ISA boards?

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Subject: Re: shared-memory type ISA boards?
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 23:28:21 +0200
In-reply-to: <199808172325.RAA09169@xmission.xmission.com>; from Eric Jorgensen on Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 05:25:49PM -0600
References: <19980817231356.23255@alpha.franken.de> <199808172325.RAA09169@xmission.xmission.com>
On Mon, Aug 17, 1998 at 05:25:49PM -0600, Eric Jorgensen wrote:
>       Well, the alan cox told me this board is "sortof" shared memory -
> that it uses a range in the ISA memory space as a FIFO. And said that as
> long as the MIPS system keeps that range uncached, it should work fine. 

on Magnum style machines it is uncached.

Thomas.

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