[eepro100] Interrupts Question ...
Wed, 9 Aug 2000 11:22:46 -0400 (EDT)
On Wed, 9 Aug 2000, Aymeric BLAZY wrote:
> I am using five eepro100 cards on a linux box that i am installing.
> This box is running a 2.2.12 kernel on a RedHat-6.1 distribution.
> Support of this card it's done by module with the latest revision :
> eepro100.c:v1.10a 4/15/00 Donald Becker <email@example.com>
> For now i only use one of this card for installation purpose ... eth0
> As i see, eth1, eth4, etc etc share the same IRQ.
> I would like to know if i am about to run on IRQ problem on this box .. box
> freeze etc etc ...
> 11: 12988 XT-PIC eth1, eth4
> 15: 12989 XT-PIC eth2, eth3
Is this a four-port card, or five single port cards?
Many x86 BIOSes have a bug when assigning IRQs behind a bus bridge, and you
have to test that all ports are able to raise an interrupt.
Otherwise you should have no problem.
Donald Becker firstname.lastname@example.org
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