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Re: 2.4/sid on toshiba satellite

On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 11:56:33AM -0700, Joel Dudley wrote:
> Hello all,
>  I have 2.2.17/sid running pretty well on my Toshiba Satellite Pro 4300
> laptop minus sound and modem support (yamaha pci sound, lucent winmodem). I
> tried to install the 2.4.2 kernel because I know that it supports my sound
> card. However, after I load the kernal nothing works because the kernel
> detects several devices on IRQ 11. In the BIOS IRQ 11 is used for the PCI
> bus and I am not able to change that (crappy BIOS :-(  ) why would 2.2.17
> work fine with the PCI BUS and 2.4.2 freak out and not find my devices? It
> actually finds the yamaha sound card but complains about IRQ use. Thanks.

 Try using setpci.  I don't remember exactly what it can do, but it might
let you reconfig a PCI device to use a different IRQ.  It's in the pciutils
package, IIRC.

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