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Re: Indy ISDN on linux?

To: tsbogend@alpha.franken.de
Subject: Re: Indy ISDN on linux?
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 1999 09:08:50 -0200
Cc: "Jakma, Paul" <Paul.Jakma@compaq.com>, "'Ralf Baechle'" <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "'linux@engr.sgi.com'" <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
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On Sun, Dec 05, 1999 at 07:35:39PM +0100, Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:

> > I assume his work will be rolled into isdn4linux? Would anyone know of a
> > timeframe?
> 
> my plan is to integrate my changes into isdn4linux. My current patches
> are based on an older isdn4linux version, so I have figure out, what I
> need to update and see how a clean integration will be possible (the
> Indy ISDN hardware is based on the "normal" Siemens ISDN chips, which could
> be found on many cheap ISDN cards. But unlike PC boards it uses two interrupts
> instead of one, which makes integration a little bit hairy).
> 
> At the moment I don´t have a clue, when I'll find time to even bring up 
> my Linux Indy kernel to the current version. I could generate a diff file,
> if you want to see, what needs to be done.

I won't be able to do this as I only have POTS, not ISDN at home and anyway
the other works that I have to do is going slower than expected :-(

Could the two ISDN interrupts be just combined into a single one thereby
hiding the Indy special features completly from the ISDN code?

  Ralf

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