Subject: Re: SoundBlaster 64 PCI and eap driver
To: Gavan Fantom <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-i386
Date: 11/19/2000 14:47:55
On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 09:52:43AM +0000, Gavan Fantom wrote:
> On 16 Nov 2000, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> > > So I took out the bktr and the sound card works now. Hmm. Is this actually
> > > a problem with the BIOS, or is there a bug in one of the drivers?
> > 
> > It's absolutely a software bug (probably the driver, or possibly but
> > less likely, a low-level interrupt-handling code bug). PCI devices and
> > their drivers *must* be able to share interrupts. 
> Right.
> How do we find out if this is the eap driver, the bktr driver or something
> else?

Try to change the IRQ settings, so that e.g. the bktr boards share the
interrupt with something else (network card or whatever, but not the eap).

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.