Spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7

Guillermo Pereyra Irujo gpirujo at mdq.com
Sat Jul 14 06:07:59 PDT 2001

> Am I guessing correctly that you are using a PCMCIA network card?
> I get the same message (same IRQ too) occasionally on my Dell Latitude
> laptop, but never on any of my other systems. I haven't tracked it down,
> mainly because I forget to $ cat /proc/interrupts before it happens when I
> turn my system on. I am not sure what it means yet either, but so far
> nothing has happened.

I get that message when I select one or both of:
  Generic PCI bus-master DMA support
  SiS5513 chipset support
in kernel config.

Guillermo Pereyra Irujo
Mar del Plata, Argentina

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