[vortex] Re: [3c509] IRQ 0 on PCI card

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Sat, 18 Nov 2000 22:12:07 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Paul Wilson wrote:

> > eth1: 3Com 3c905B Cyclone 100baseTx at 0x5800,  00:10:5a:6d:31:a3, IRQ 0
> >  *** Warning: IRQ 0 is unlikely to work! ***
> Thanks I have reposted to vortex and I will try get BIOS make and version PC
> is at a mates place
> Do you know of other BIOS settings that influence this behaviour.
> eg Do I switch all IRQ to PCI some are reserved for ISA!

You must have at least one free IRQ for the PCI bus.  You can't assign all
to the ISA bus.

Donald Becker				becker@scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation		http://www.scyld.com
410 Severn Ave. Suite 210		Second Generation Beowulf Clusters
Annapolis MD 21403			410-990-9993