Subject: Re: LEV6_DEFER
To: None <amiga-dev@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Ethan Dicks <firstname.lastname@example.org (Ethan Dicks)>
Date: 07/10/1995 08:46:11
Michael (Michael L. Hitch); in <9507081837.AA06069@gemini.oscs.montana.edu> on Jul 8 writes:
> On Jul 8, 8:05pm, Blaz Zupan wrote:
> > overflows after activating it. My suggestion would be
> > to make LEV6_DEFER the default and there could be
> > any problems with it put in an option to turn it off.
> > Any comments?
> There is a problem with deferring the level 6 interrupts. It
> causes signifcant problems with the MultiFaceCard III serial
> driver. There are also several SCSI adapters that use the level
> 6 interrupt (the two I am aware of are both 53c710-based boards).
The GG2 Bus+ ISA adapter also uses INT6. Serial ports aren't such a problem,
but network devices can be.
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