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SubjectRe: test12-pre4: spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Giacomo Catenazzi wrote:

> On my box, with heavy load I saw:
> spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
> Newer seen this message before.
>
> Linux (2.4.0.11.4) or my old slow box ?
>
>
> giacomo
>

This is really "normal" occasionally, and probably should not be logged.
This "catch all" interrupt has to be handled, to keep the controllers
happy, but should not be of any concern. FYI, you can also get a
false cascade interrupt on some boxen.

Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.0 on an i686 machine (799.54 BogoMips).

"Memory is like gasoline. You use it up when you are running. Of
course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.


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