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SubjectRe: "spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7": Thanks
Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
>
> Ishan wrote...
> >I don't have any 8259A's on my motherboard and this led me to kgcc.
>
> The 8259A is actually Intel's Programmable Interrupt Controller. Which
> guessing from your PC specs you probably have.
>
> Zwane Mwaikambo

Thanks.
I _had_ come across the 8259A before, but I'm ashamed to say that
I haven't looked for it on my board, nor have I seen it in anywhare in
/proc.
Hence the bad judgement :) Your mail just clicked everything to place.
At any rate, I haven't got this message from the kernel after 2.4.8
_with_ stable compilers. My IRQ7 is used by the printer driver which is
compiled-in.

-ioj
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