>>>> > if your mobo does not supporting re-assigning interrupts: you can't.
>>>> Would that be done in the BIOS? *There is a list of interrupts in the
>>>> BIOS and I can select either "Unassigned" or "Reserved" I think. *What
>>>> affect will reserving an interrupt have?
>>>> - Grant
>>> I really don't know. Ask the support of your vendor
>> Fair enough. *Can you tell me why a motherboard would assign 2 devices
>> to the same IRQ when there are obviously many free ones? *Is it just
>> bad implementation?
> Looks like you have MSI support, so probably your hardware isn't
> ancient enough for interrupt sharing to be a problem in the first
OK. Do higher numbered IRQ's have priority over lower numbered ones?
I'm starting a new project where I'll build a super-minimal Gentoo
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