On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 08:38:25AM +0100, Miroslav BENES wrote:
> I thought that printing support (lp module) are running in pooled
> mode and is NOT using irq, while data transfer protocols USES irq.
> but in /proc/interrupts is :
> 7: 3 XT-PIC parport0
> after copying cca 20 MB. Why ?
By default, we don't use interrupts in case other devices think that
we're trampling on _their_ interrupt lines. ISA sound cards in
particular do this kind of thing to parallel ports.
> Q3) How can I use two hdd simultaneously ? When I use epat shuttle as
> additional device and this drivers are compiled as modules, I must
> set pd options as :
> options pd drive0=0x378,,,5,,,,0 drive1=0x378,,,5,,,,1
> But when I want use pda disk as root device, I must compile this
> drivers into kernel (and boot from flopy). In this case I cannoot use
> secondary disk (pdb device). Which kernel parameters can solve it ?
Use pd.drive0=... pd.drive1=... if it's built into the kernel.
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