Subject: Re: DELL Latitude and 3c589
To: None <>
From: Christian E. Hopps <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/31/2000 11:29:30
Feico Dillema <> writes:

> On Mon, Jan 31, 2000 at 09:08:48AM +0100, Juergen Tritthardt wrote:
> > On Sat, 29 Jan 2000, Feico Dillema wrote:
> > 
> > > 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.
> > 
> > When I use the mask to disable irq 9 the card is working fine.
> I think the PCIC_ISA_INTR_ALLOC_MASK should be documented somewhere,
> in man options or man pcic or in the NetBSD INSTALL document. It is a
> bit of a FAQ and not easy to figure out on your own the first time
> you need it. Or at least add a comment line about it in the example
> kernel config files. Anybody?

I agree it should be documented.

Also, I'm working on a solution to eliminate its need, mostly (grumble
pc hardware).