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Re: [vox-tech] Force-setting IRQ of a PCI device
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Re: [vox-tech] Force-setting IRQ of a PCI device

On Saturday 17 January 2004 10:50 pm, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Jan 2004, Michael Wenk wrote:
> > Well I assume the card is PnP, so maybe some plug and play program ?
> I think most PnP programs are for ISA devices.  This is a PCMCIA Cardbus
> "controller" that needs to work before we can get the wireless LAN cardbus
> card to work.
> > Or you could get the device id from /proc/bus/pci/devices
> We do know the device ID from lspci.  I just need to figure out how to
> assign an IRQ to the device.  `lspci -vv` shows the device ID is IRQ 0,
> which is the IRQ assigned to devices whose IRQ cannot be determined.
> Just gotta tell the kernel which IRQ to assign.
> > Maybe get an updated BIOS for the motherboard in question?
> Tried it and failed as mentioned, primarily because the mobo is... well,
> it's a laptop.  If we knew the laptop model #, at least, that'd help.  I
> wish the manufacturers put the full model numbers on their products.
> What good is knowing that the laptop is "Compaq Presario 1200" if "Compaq
> Presario 1200aa" through "Compaq Presario 1200zz" are all completely
> different beasts?  Grr...  It's nowhere -- not even on the fine prints of
> the label.
> -Mark

Probably have to pop the thing open and look.  A major pain in the rear.  

And you have said the magic word.. I know very little about laptops and even 
less about getting linux to run on them.  



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