Shared IRQ question

Jonathan Soong jon.soong at
Tue Jun 22 05:51:41 CST 2004

osition, but with ISA devices, it's bad.
> Here's an excerpt from mine:
>  11:     839355          XT-PIC  usb-ohci, usb-ohci, SiS SI7012, eth0
> Note that the ethernet controller, shitty sound card and two USB
> controllers on the same IRQ (11)? All of those devices work (at the same
> time too).

hi matt

thanks for the answer,

on mine, the ethernet card works and so does the raid, i was just 
wondering whether having two high-volume devices on the same IRQ will 
affect performance?


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