Subject: Re: Need advice on troubleshooting wireless link
To: Michael D. Spence <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/05/2002 10:22:50
On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 09:20:39PM -0500, Michael D. Spence wrote:
> I believe you are right.  The BIOS upgrade I ordered last week came in the
> mail (just about the time I got your message).  After installing it (and
> after about 2 hours of fiddling with the new BIOS settings, card ordering
> and kernel PCI options) the BIOS-detected PCI conflict is gone and I've
> gotten NetBSD to recognize all of the cards.  tcpdump actually sees traffic
> now.
> However, both PCI-based NICs are interrupting on the same IRQ (see below).
> Is that
> a problem?

No shouldn't be. PCI supports interrupt sharing, and the drivers should
support it.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.