Posted May 31, 2011 16:51 UTC (Tue) by rgmoore
In reply to: Quotes of the week
Parent article: Quotes of the week
You may have ISA devices even if you don't have any ISA slots on your motherboard. Until quite recently (and possibly even still today) it's been used an on-board bus to talk to legacy devices like PS2 and serial ports and floppy controllers. I guess it was easier to include ISA support in new chipsets than to redesign those legacy devices to work with a more modern bus.
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