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SubjectRe: Cannot unlock spinlock... Was: Problem in yenta.c, 2nd edition
Date said:
> Your hack is working for me. I got message: "IRQ storm detected on
> IRQ 11. Disabling"

> and everythink works OK. Spinlock was unlocked, procedure setup_irq()
> ended and PCMCIA package works fine...

> It is possible to add your patch to the kernel?

Absolutely not. In 2.5, we may have some code to deal with IRQ storms, but
certainly not like that.

> But I don't know, what device asserted IRQ 11 to start the IRQ storm..

What other PCI devices claim to be on IRQ 11? Do you have ACPI enabled (in
the BIOS and/or in Linux)?


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