Definitions for "Extended Industry Standard Architecture"
Keywords:  eisa, isa, bus, architecture, intel
32-bit adaptation of the widely used ISA bus used in older Intel-based PCs.
A PC bus standard that extends the traditional AT-bus to 32 bits and allows more than one processor to share the bus.
An enhancement of the ISA architecture that provides a 32-bit data path while maintaining backwards compatibility with ISA.  EISA devices and motherboards required a configuration utility to be run any time a change was made to the devices or their locations.