Re: SMP irq sharing problem in 2.2.17

From: Timur Tabi (
Date: Thu Oct 12 2000 - 17:58:44 EST

** Reply to message from "Robert B. Easter" <> on Thu,
12 Oct 2000 18:47:22 -0400

> Since installing a
> second CPU and recompiling the kernel for SMP and recompiling ALSA with
> --with-smp=yes, the sound loops. I can hear the sound, but it doesn't
> continue to play normally, rather, a sample will loop over and over.

This means that the driver is not receiving any IRQs from the hardware.
Typically, this is the result of an IRQ conflict (some other driver has claimed
the IRQ for your hardware, and its interrupt handler is getting called instead).

Timur Tabi -
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