reserving IRQs

From: Daniel Sheltraw
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 16:07:00 EST


I would like to create a mask of usable IRQs for Linux to use. The
Boot-Prompt HowTo at:

says one can use pci=irqmask=mask at the lilo boot prompt (or
as an append in /etc/lilo.conf) to accomplish this task.

I have not been able to get this mask working for the 2.4.20
kernel. Can anyone help me reserve IRQs?

I would usually do this through BIOS but unfortunately my Dell BIOS
does not provide the usual screen for doing so.

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