spurious 8259A interrupt : IRQ7 + motherboard

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Fri Jan 17 03:14:19 PST 2003

On Fri, 17 Jan 2003 10:59:05 -0000
"Matthew Burgess" <ca9mbu at eos.sunderland.ac.uk> wrote:

> Ian, your knowledge of this sounds far beyond mine, but I seem to
> remember having this problem a while back with my Athlon XP rig.  I
> did a search on google and was lead to believe it was the inclusion of
> one of the "APIC" options in the kernel config that caused this
> particular message to fire off(try "Local APIC support" or similar). 
> Disabling support for this had no ill effects, and removed the message
> once and for all.

I get it on my AthlonXP also, and I dont have local APIC support on,
because I have no idea what it does ;-)
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