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    SubjectRe: [2.1.65] New patch for serial port IRQ setup.
    On Mon, 24 Nov 1997, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > I've been made aware that some manufacturers of internal modems recommend
    > > using irq 2 for COM 4, while other recommende using irq 9. I've made this
    > > a configuration option.
    > You cannot share ISA interrupts between two standard seperate ISA cards
    > in general. The way the cards are wired means that whoever has the strongest
    > drivers sets the interrupt level.
    > Alan
    With CONFIG_SERIAL_SHARE_IRQ defined it seems that my mouse and modem can
    share interrupt under X. It slows both down, but it's stable.


    Niels Kristian

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