Subject: Re: 1.2G problem...
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Justin T. Gibbs <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/24/1997 07:41:28
>Is the sharing problem with the Adaptec?  I have a machine here which
>seem to share two IRQs between two NICS quite happily.  I have
>dc21140-based Ethernet in in now sharing an IRQ with a gigabit NIC,
> but a couple of months ago it had a 3c595 and that seemed to work
>okay, modulo defining _LOSING_COMPILER.

I don't think that the Adaptec's have any intrinsic problem with
sharing interrupts.  In Pluto's "Digital Space Recorder", there are
20 aic7880 chips split between 2 hardware interrupts and they run
just fine under FreeBSD.

Justin T. Gibbs
  FreeBSD: Turning PCs into workstations