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Aaron Krowne wrote:
> I have an AMD KT133A system. I have two friends with PIII-based laptops (one
> toshiba, one thinkpad.) We have all noticed the exact same strange behavior
> despite our various hardware. We're all running linux 2.4.4 or 2.4.5. The
> strange thing is that, whenever it has the opportunity to set an IRQ, linux
> puts the device in question on the same IRQ which seems fixed for the system.
> But it gets stranger. This IRQ is always IRQ 11. On all 3 systems. On my
> system, I can specify "assign IRQ for USB". When I do this, USB gets its own
> IRQ and works (sorta). When I do not, USB goes on IRQ 11 too! And, in this
> case, lots of devices on USB refuse their addresses and such, which does not
> happen when USB has its own IRQ.

I'm curious if the attached patch helps anything.

Also, note that I fixed some Via-mobo-related issues in the following
patch:
ftp://ftp.us.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/jgarzik/patches/2.4.6/via-fixup-2.4.6.1.patch.gz

--
Jeff Garzik | Andre the Giant has a posse.
Building 1024 |
MandrakeSoft |Index: arch/i386/kernel/pci-irq.c
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvsroot/gkernel/linux_2_4/arch/i386/kernel/pci-irq.c,v
retrieving revision 1.1.1.60
diff -u -r1.1.1.60 pci-irq.c
--- arch/i386/kernel/pci-irq.c 2001/06/05 02:40:23 1.1.1.60
+++ arch/i386/kernel/pci-irq.c 2001/06/08 05:43:34
@@ -498,6 +498,7 @@
struct irq_info *info;
int i, pirq, newirq;
int irq = 0;
+ int retried = 0;
u32 mask;
struct irq_router *r = pirq_router;
struct pci_dev *dev2;
@@ -534,16 +535,24 @@
* reported by the device if possible.
*/
newirq = dev->irq;
+
+assign_retry:
if (!newirq && assign) {
for (i = 0; i < 16; i++) {
if (!(mask & (1 << i)))
continue;
if (pirq_penalty[i] < pirq_penalty[newirq] &&
- !request_irq(i, pcibios_test_irq_handler, SA_SHIRQ, "pci-test", dev)) {
+ !request_irq(i, pcibios_test_irq_handler,
+ retried ? SA_SHIRQ : 0,
+ "pci-test", dev)) {
free_irq(i, dev);
newirq = i;
}
}
+ }
+ if (!newirq && !retried) {
+ retried = 1;
+ goto assign_retry;
}
DBG(" -> newirq=%d", newirq);
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