[linux-dvb] "irq 7: nobody cared!" after upgrade to SuSE 9.3.

Jon Fairbairn jonf.dvb at mailnull.com
Mon Apr 18 22:07:14 CEST 2005

On 2005-04-18 at 20:34+0200 Carsten Koch wrote:
> Oliver Endriss wrote:
> > Iirc this is a very old problem with 8259-style
> > interrupt controllers.
> OK.
> I guess I can swap the network card and the budget card....
> The strange thing is, I have not had a single "irq 7: nobody cared!"
> error under vanilla kernel 2.6.11 (all hardware exactly the same).
> Just grepped for it in my logs between February and last Friday.
> The problem appeared the moment I installed SuSE 9.3 with the SuSE
> kernel. Pure coincedence?

Is ACPI different in the SuSE kernel from your earlier one?
I had a similar problem (unfortunately I can't remember
which kernel versions), and turning off ACPI for PCI on the
kernel command line cured it, though with the 2.6.11 RT
kernel I'm now running I have no such trouble.

Jón Fairbairn                              Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk

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