Re: 2.6.23-rc7 - _random_ IRQ23 : nobody cared

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Thu Sep 27 2007 - 00:19:37 EST

Paul Rolland wrote:
> Hi David,
> On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 23:56:59 +0930
> David Newall <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Paul Rolland "(???????) wrote:
>>> Hell, IRQ 23 is shared between libata and my modem !!!
>> Tried using the modem?
> When no problem is reported, both the libata part and the modem are OK.
> When the problem is reported, at that time, only libata is handling IRQ23
> (the modem is a WinModem, and the driver is an out-kernel module), this
> is still kernel boot time, and the disabling of the IRQ makes my machine
> unable to complete the boot process (too many disk timeout).
> It could be good to be able to delay the disabling of an IRQ something long
> enough to allow all the modules to be loaded...

Can you change driver load order such that the driver for the modem is
loaded first?


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