Re: Annoying 'unexpected interrupt' problem
I get similar things when my Compaq Contura trys to go in sleep.
Then the HD slows down and wakes up a few seconds later and the
message shows up.
Somebody told me, it has to do with firmware in the disk.
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On Wed, 05 Apr 2000, David Reviejo wrote:
> * Morgan Terry <email@example.com> [000405 19:31]:
> > I've been getting the message "ide1: unexpected interrupt, status=0x51,
> > count=1" on my laptop since installing potato (I had no such problems
> > before, when I had Slackware 7.0). It only does this occasionally, and
> > it never seems to do it when I have a CD in the the drive (ide1 is the
> > CD-ROM). Any ideas as to what this could be?
> I'm getting the same all the time; it seem to be related with the power
> management (APM) and the CD-ROM reporting is idle or something; maybe
> the CD-ROM kernel module is not loaded when this happen.
> Another problem I think it's related: if I run an audio CD with a
> command tool like cdplay, I can't run all the disc: at a random position
> in the middle, the CD is stopped. I think the problem is (NOT tested...)
> the CD-ROM kernel module is unloaded (rmmod from the system cron), and
> then some "unexpected interrupt" make the rest. I have no problem when
> using wmcdplay, I think because it need to access the CD drive all the
> time to show time and status, and the kernel module is not unloaded.
> Anyway, you can live with this :)
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