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1* NOTE - this is an unmaintained driver. The original author cannot be located.
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3SDL Communications is now SBS Technologies, and does not have any
4information on these ancient ISA cards on their website.
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6James Nelson <james4765@gmail.com> - 12-12-2004
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8    This is the README for RISCom/8 multi-port serial driver
9    (C) 1994-1996 D.Gorodchanin
10    See file LICENSE for terms and conditions.
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12NOTE: English is not my native language.
13      I'm sorry for any mistakes in this text.
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15Misc. notes for RISCom/8 serial driver, in no particular order :)
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171) This driver can support up to 4 boards at time.
18   Use string "riscom8=0xXXX,0xXXX,0xXXX,0xXXX" at LILO prompt, for
19   setting I/O base addresses for boards. If you compile driver
20   as module use modprobe options "iobase=0xXXX iobase1=0xXXX iobase2=..."
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222) The driver partially supports famous 'setserial' program, you can use almost
23   any of its options, excluding port & irq settings.
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253) There are some misc. defines at the beginning of riscom8.c, please read the
26   comments and try to change some of them in case of problems.
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284) I consider the current state of the driver as BETA.
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305) SDL Communications WWW page is http://www.sdlcomm.com.
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326) You can use the MAKEDEV program to create RISCom/8 /dev/ttyL* entries.
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347) Minor numbers for first board are 0-7, for second 8-15, etc.
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3622 Apr 1996.
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