Re: how to set IRQ of network card

John Vannoy (
Tue, 9 Mar 1999 16:43:37 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Hamid Reza Shahriari <>
To: <>
Date: Tuesday, March 09, 1999 1:36 AM
Subject: Re: how to set IRQ of network card

>John Vannoy wrote:
>> I have a Linksys 10/100 PCI card in my Linux/Win 95 dual boot machine.
>> card works fine when I boot windows so I know the card is OK. I have had
>> luck whatsoever getting the network going under Linux (Redhat 5.2). The
>> machine can't even ping its own IP. I always get the message "Resource
>> temporarily unavailable".
>> Judging from the output of ifconfig, it looks like my card is using IRQ
>> When I have Windows booted up, device manager says the card is using IRQ
>> How can I specify that I want the card to use IRQ 10 under RH 5.2?
> Read /proc/pci in Linux, you can find its true IRQ and IO address.
>--Hamid R. Shahriari

Hmm, that file says everything is using IRQ 255 . . . that doesn't sound

So how do I specify the IRQ setting for the network card?


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