Re: Bug Report 2.4.20: Interrupt sharing bogus

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 16:23:54 EST

On Wed, 2002-12-11 at 20:27, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:
> Why does it freeze then with this config? I doubt it has ultimately to do with
> the 4-port card being of "4-port nature". I can use every of its ports that

four port cards tend to test two things. PCI bridging and also IRQ
routing since they tend to use INTA-D not just INTA as is normal.

> does not share interrupt with another device. As soon as I share I get busted.
> As I told the driver used for ethernet doesn't seem to matter as tulip and
> sundance show the same effect.
> I am very interested in solving this somehow having five pieces of these
> boards...

I would be very interested if (and I've seen this before with other
vendors boards) plugging the quad card into a good old intel 440BX or
something like that makes them work.

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