Re: IRQ conflict issue. fedora core 2
From: Andreas Janssen (andreas.janssen_at_bigfoot.com)
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2004 08:59:09 +0200
Des Bromilow (<email@example.comV2>) wrote:
> This is probaly old hat for seasoned proffessionals, but to a newbie
> like me....
> The error messages (from dmesg)
> "eth0: Host error FIFO diagnostic register 0000"
> "eth0: PCI bus error, bus status 80000020"
> the two above messages are repeated for approx 3 screens, then
> "eth0: too much work in interrupt staus e003"
> I ran lspic -v and found the IRQ for the USB controller (part of the
> mobo) and the IRQ for the NIC (3c905b) are the same.
> I tried forcing the IRQ for the NIC to another number in the BIOS
> (mobo is a ASUS TX97-X with a 430TX chipset) but changing it doesn't
> seem to stop the USB from taking the same IRQ.
> Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to fix this problem?
Maybe the USB controller always gets the same interrupt as the PCI slot
the ethernet card is currently in. Try to put the card in another PCI
slot and assign a free interrupt for that one.
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