Re: PCI IRQ problems -- update

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sun Dec 12 2004 - 07:38:15 EST

On Sad, 2004-12-11 at 20:02, Jim Paris wrote:
> OK, I see. Does Linux leave it in legacy mode even when using a
> specific driver like piix? Do you know how I can get more information
> on the state of it at boot, to see if BIOS did leave it in legacy
> mode?

We have to take it as it comes. Vendors sometimes don't even both wiring
INTA so bad things occur if you change the mode of the chip. Plus a lot
of IDE devices are buggy in this area (as you notied with ICH3M).

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