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Re: [SLE] Changing hardware IRQ's
  • From: "Paul W. Abrahams" <abrahams@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 2 May 2006 16:42:06 -0400
  • Message-id: <200605021642.06172.abrahams@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 02 May 2006 6:45 am, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> On 01/05/06 16:45, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> >I have a laptop (a Dell Inspiron 1000) with apparent IRQ conflicts, but I
> >obviously can't move cards around -- and on this particular machine, the
> >brain-damaged BIOS has no facilities for tinkering with IRQs. The symptom
> >peculiar: KDE hangs on bootup if my network wireless card is inserted and
> >runs fine if it isn't. But if I insert the card once KDE has started, both
> >KDE and networking are happy.
> >
> >Paul
> >
> >
> Am I correct in assuming, from what you say here, that the system will
> boot successfully to runlevel 3? If so, then I do not think this is a
> serious hardware conflict, if indeed it is a conflict at all. Rather,
> something somewhere in KDE is the problem. What that might be, I cannot
> say, but the SuSEplugger, if running, might be something to look at.

Yes, the system boots to runlevel 3 fine. I agree that the problem is
probably KDE-related. As to suseplugger, I can't locate any docs on it,
though I found the executable easily enough. I've seen it referred to many
times -- but what does it do?


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