I have been having lock ups with my agp card (leadtek winfast geforce 2 GTS) and have come the conclusion that this may be a conflict with the agp alot sharing an irq with a pci card. Unforunately windows 98 wont allow me to change the irq through device manager. I have looked through my bios (MSI 6163) and have found only a way to dictate whether an irq will take legacy isa or a pci/isa pnp card. If someone could please help me out I would be much in your debt
You can lock the IRQ in savfe mode, and also change the IRQ of a conflicting device. I would set the BIOS to configure cards (as in PNP OS-NO), and set it to reserve an IRQ for VGA. Also some boards put the AGP slot on the same IRQ as the first PCI slot.
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April 6, 2001 6:57:50 PM
Try changing the PCI card's IRQ if the AGP one won't change.
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