Subject: Re: Strange instability with -current on port-amd64
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/05/2007 20:51:53
On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 17:44:50 -0700 (PDT)
Paul Goyette <> wrote:

> On Wed, 5 Sep 2007, Paul Goyette wrote:
> > Any suggestion on how to resolve the conflict for irq 7?  What to
> > look for in > BIOS settings?  Or is there some way in the kernel
> > config file to "steer" the > ohci0 away from irq 7?
> Found it.  I changed the lpt from 0x378/IRQ7 to 0x278/IRQ5 and I can
> now boot my custom kernel with acpi still enabled!
The ironic thing, of course, is that in my experience printers work
much better in polled mode anyway, so we don't even want the

		--Steve Bellovin,