SMP+Tulip lockup, 2.0.36pre15, help requested
Thu Nov 5 03:17:10 1998
On 4 Nov 1998, Patrick J. LoPresti wrote:
> patl> Perhaps relevant, perhaps not: The SCSI controller and the Netgear
> patl> card are sharing IRQ 10.
> kaz> That's crazy! Why do you do that?
> The BIOS assigned it that way "automatically". We have not observed
> any performance impact, but we have not benchmarked it, either; would
> you expect this to make a noticeable difference?
He probably asks because most of the Linux SCSI drivers will not share an
IRQ with a network card unless you hack the source. What SCSI card do you
have...one of the aic7xxx family? I think that's the only one that plays
nice with network cards sharing the same IRQ.
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