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Re: [vox-tech] Skipping sound
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Re: [vox-tech] Skipping sound

heh.  wasn't quite a request, but thanks anyway.   :)   it was a "your
video card is using irq 15.  make sure it's not conflicting with
anything".   :)

this is the kind of thing i can't seem to remember.  i google for it
whenever i need it.    i should throw it up on my web page just so i
don't bother google with the same question over and over.   :)


begin ME <dugan@passwall.com> 
> Peter Jay Salzman said:
> > i don't know my irq numbers.  is 15 usually assigned to something like
> > the timer or usb?
> On Systems with IDE based drives, 15 is often secondary IDE.
> 0=cpu/timer *
> 1=keyboard *
> 2=Cascade to upper 8 irq *
> 3=/dev/ttyS1
> 4=/dev/ttyS0
> 5=often free or sound card or extra par port or serial port
> 6=Floppy Drive Controller #
> 7=parallel port #1 #
> 8=clock/real time clock *
> 9=cascade from 2, effectively "same as "2" but not quite the same *
> 10= often free or sound or usb or firewire or...
> 11= often free or sound or usb or firewire or...
> 12=ps2 mouse if you have one #
> 13=Math Co *
> 14=Primary IDE or SCSI on some systems #
> 15=Secondary IDE #
> Of course with the newer IRQ stuff much is not "set" and unchangeable.
> The ones I listed above ith a trailing "*" are pretty much set without you
> given choice.
> The ones with trailing "#" often use that IRQ resource when present and
> these are often unchangable, but not always.
> The serial ports are usually set as above, butcan often be altered.
> The above describes older x86 based PC IRQ.
> With newer systems and PCI with resource sharing and the virtual mapping
> of "extra IRQ" you can find caes where your x86 based linux system will
> report IRQ higher than 15 when you cat /proc/interrupts
> Enjoy,
> -ME
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