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Re: [SLE] Changing hardware IRQ's
  • From: Darryl Gregorash <raven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 May 2006 04:32:25 -0600
  • Message-id: <4455E3B9.9080706@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 29/04/06 07:21, Hylton Conacher (ZR1HPC) wrote:
> I have a 9.2 system here where the network card(Realtek 8139) and the
> on-board sound have the same IRQ.
If either of the devices is a busmaster, then it should not matter if
they share the irq. One of my network cards is a busmaster, and my sound
card, both network cards, and USB are all on the same irq with no problems.
> Would moving eth0 to a different PCI slot help?
If it is a busmaster, the preferred place is in slot 0.

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