Re: how to set IRQ of network card

John Vannoy (
Tue, 9 Mar 1999 19:31:13 -0500

-----Original Message-----
From: Ralf G. R. Bergs <rabe@RWTH-Aachen.DE>
To: John Vannoy <>;
Date: Tuesday, March 09, 1999 5:41 PM
Subject: Re: how to set IRQ of network card

>On Tue, 09 Mar 1999 16:43:37 -0500, John Vannoy wrote:
>>So how do I specify the IRQ setting for the network card?
>You can probably "force" it to use the requested IRQ by going into your
>setup (PCI section) and enter it there. Other than that there isn't any
>possibility to set the IRQ (to the best of my knowledge.)
>(One last idea: it could be possible that you can pass the kernel module
>that drives your card a parameter that forces a specified IRQ, but I doubt
>that since PCI cards are usually initialized by the PCI bios.)
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OK, thanks for the reply. So what do you recommend to get this thing
working? Specifically, what do I do about the message "resource temporarily
unavailable" every time I type "network start"?


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