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Date:      Sat, 10 Jan 2009 09:33:11 -0500
From:      Lowell Gilbert <>
To:        Zhang Weiwu <>
Subject:   Re: newbie: does irq setting in device.hints work?
Message-ID:  <441vvb44ew.fsf@lowell-desk.lan>
In-Reply-To: <> (Zhang Weiwu's message of "Sat\, 10 Jan 2009 11\:15\:10 +0800")
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Zhang Weiwu <> writes:

> Lowell Gilbert wrote:

>> Have you checked what happens if you disable your APIC?
> You mean ACPI?

No, I meant the APIC, the interrupt controller.  But I don't think you
can do that without compiling a special kernel for it, so it may not be
worth trying.

> You mean ACPI? When the PC boots, I got a menu looks alike this one:
> except my 2nd choice was "with ACPI enabled" instead of ACPI disabled. I
> chose 2, result was the same (irq at 11)

Sorry, I seem to be beyond my knowledge of PC hardware here.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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