Subject: Re: DELL Latitude and 3c589
To: None <,>
From: Feico Dillema <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/29/2000 11:35:59
On Fri, Jan 28, 2000 at 11:25:58PM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> Thus spake Feico Dillema
> > On Thu, Jan 27, 2000 at 11:40:03AM -0500, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
> > > > 	pcmcia0: card irq 9
> > > 
> > > I notice that the boot disk that works gives me irq 5 but the kernel I
> > > build gives me irq 9.
> Actually I had it reversed.  It is the irq9 that works and irq5 that
> doesn't.
Makes sense, irq 5 is often assigned to builtin sound hardware.
> How do I hardwire the irq?  I tried just adding an irq 9 phrase to the ep
> config line but it didn't seem to have any effect.  I can't find any man
> page that talks about this.

You have to set a mask to exclude IRQ5. Look at some of the other
example kernel config files for: PCIC_ISA_INTR_ALLOC_MASK. It's a
bitmask, clear hte bit for IRQ 5 and it should not assign it anymore.