Has anyone successfully run Linux on a PCI bus system, i.e., with a
The Linux_INFO-SHEET (last updated 21 Jan) says that "Some people have
started support for PCI, but it is currently not ready for the
standard distribution on Linux." Since apparently releases are made
quite frequently, has there been any change in this status?
Do people have a feel for how long it might take before Linux becomes
usable on PCI bus systems (not fully debugged, just usable)? Is
special complexity to be expected if, say, IDE devices are used on a
I hope this will be of interest to many. Apparently, PCI bus systems
are being sold cheaper than equivalent VESA bus systems (at least by
I welcome comments, even if they are speculative in nature.
Thanks a lot,
Munindar Singh (new to Linux)