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why so many on irq 9?

Last response: in Windows 2000/NT
March 28, 2001 10:38:44 PM

I have five items listed under irq 9, system ok but why so many?
fyi these are whats under irq 9
Microsoft ACPI-Compliant System
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI to USB Universal Host Controller
YAMAHA NAtive DS1 WDM Driver
3Com EtherLink XL PCI TPO NIC (3C900B-TPO)

Just wondering why win2k would assign so mahy things to one irq.

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March 28, 2001 11:32:38 PM

That's ASPI. Your suppose to be able to have shared IRQ's. Does your sys run fine? If so don't worry . . . Ge Happy!

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March 29, 2001 12:23:20 AM

That's a 'feature' (read: unwholey-practice) of Win2k. Turning it off solved just about every problem I had. I think someone proposed incorporating the same thing into Linux, but the poor guy went into hiding due to a death-edict.
March 29, 2001 7:28:15 AM

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