wrong adapter version detected

Brian D. Winters brianw@alumni.caltech.edu
Thu Nov 18 18:56:05 1999

On Thu, Nov 18, 1999 at 09:41:08AM -0500, dA' Phucilage Phactory wrote:
> just out of curiosity, why the hell are 2 cards in the same machine using
> the same IRQ?

If they are PCI cards that allow IRQ sharing, then why the hell not?
There may be performance tradeoffs involved in IRQ sharing (I'm not
enough of an expert on PCI to be able to say), but if you have a lot
of hardware in the machine then you might be forced to share IRQs
between some cards.