The latest twist with the lousiest isp

Jason Gurtz jason at tommyk.com
Thu Dec 30 11:40:06 PST 2004


On 12/30/2004 05:18, Declan Moriarty wrote:

> The answer turned out to be a dodgy APIC on via chipsets. Obvious, eh?
> 
> If that onboard nic has irq 11, all is well with the world. If tha
> apic asserts itself at all, It screws up the interrupt table, irq 11
> gets assigned twice or elsewhere, and the nic refuses to function.
> Don't ask me why.

Goodness, that's pretty sweet that you could figure that out!

Just curious, but what particular via chipset would have this b0rked APIC?

~Jason

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