[LAU] Howto move devices to specific IRQ's ?

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Wed Jun 11 14:08:31 EDT 2008

Am Mittwoch, 11. Juni 2008 schrieb Svend-Erik Kjær Madsen:
> I want to move my hdsp to another IRQ, but can't figure out howto, it is
> a matter of firmware version on my Multiface card ? I can't move the
> PCMCIA card since there is only one available slot....

Afaik most mainboards have hard-wired interrupts for the devices and the 
So in a desktop-system moving devices in their slots is a way of changing 
their interrupt.

With a laptop you are out of luck.
Then the only solution is to make sure that only one of the sharing devices is 
used at a time. On my laptop fw and wifi are sharing and when I shut down the 
network, I don't get problems with the firewire. Whereas on my big machine 
one of the usb-ports is sharing with the graphics. Back when I used usb-audio 
I figured which port it was and used that only for the mouse, not for 

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