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Re: kernel sound defaults wrong?



On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:

> On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Stephen Zander wrote:
> 
> > I thought irq 5 was also for lpt1..... surely it's better to document
> > what we have now? Otherwise we may trade one set of questions for
> > another ("Why can't I use my ... printer?" :)) 
> 
> In linux the lp module doesn't use an IRQ, it polls instead, doesn't it? I
> mean, look at this:

It can be set to poll or use an IRQ.  I don't know of any distributions
that have it set up to use and IRQ by default.

> [7 mmagallo scratchy:~] cat /proc/interrupts 
>  0:     924972   timer
>  1:      24832   keyboard
>  2:          0   cascade
>  3:     148937   NE2000
>  4:      14280 + serial
> 10:    1311714 + fdomain
> 13:          1   math error
> 14:     191086 + ide0
> 
> and the printer does its job nicely...
> 
> 
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