Re: IRQ reservation

Andrew E. Mileski (
Thu, 12 Dec 1996 23:39:56 -0500 (EST)

> I have two AHA-2940U PCI cards in my Pentium-100 PC.
> Although there seems at least two availble IRQs (11 & 9),
> they tend to SHARE the same IRQ number: both 11 or 9.
> Is it normal or a kinda misconfiguration?

It is not a misconfiguration, and yes it is normal.
PCI allows interrupt sharing between cards (ISA doesn't).

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team