Re: Asus A7V133: IRQ6: nobody cared!

From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Sep 27 2006 - 07:43:11 EST

Ar Mer, 2006-09-27 am 12:15 +0200, ysgrifennodd Prakash Punnoor:
> So my question, even if this is due to a broken bios, should a quirk be
> inserted into linux to not allow to assign IRQ6 to a PCI device? I guess this
> should prevent the issue.

Not really. PC platforms without old style floppies, or when old style
floppies are disabled can correctly assign IRQ 6 to PCI devices. This
includes VIA systems, providing the floppy is disabled/off correctly.


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