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Re: Argh, Stray interrupts 2006

From: Danial Thom <danial_thom@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 15:24:46 -0700 (PDT)

--- Simon 'corecode' Schubert
<corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 01.06.2006, at 20:42, Danial Thom wrote:
> > OK, it seems that enabling the printer got
> rid of
> > the messages. We usually disable the printer
> port
> > and remove the printer device and it seems
> that
> > DFLY doesn't like that too much.
> Now that you're talking about it:  I also
> experienced some of those 
> strange problems, and on my box i still get
> stray ints (11 I think) 
> when switching virtual consoles or pressing any
> *lock key (!?).
> It basically means:  something fishy is
> happening, DragonFly/FreeBSD 
> did notice that, continued working, but told
> you.  Maybe we can add a 
> sysctl which rate-limits those messages to a
> reasonable amount?
> cheers
>    simon

FreeBSD (4.9+ at least) quashes them after the
first dozen or so. But I still don't get why ints
are getting generated when no device on that irq
has been enabled.


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