I'm also seeing this on my NEC Chrom@ laptop, just at the very end of
the boot stage, just before X starts up.
> # cat /proc/interrupts
> 0: 6486628 XT-PIC timer
> 1: 6 XT-PIC keyboard
> 2: 0 XT-PIC cascade
> 4: 647546 XT-PIC serial
> 5: 0 XT-PIC Crystal audio controller
> 8: 1 XT-PIC rtc
> 9: 3548883 XT-PIC eth2, eth3
> 11: 2601852 XT-PIC ide2, ide3, eth0, eth1
> 12: 38 XT-PIC PS/2 Mouse
> 14: 121950 XT-PIC ide0
> 15: 25 XT-PIC ide1
> NMI: 0
> LOC: 6486487
> ERR: 11
> MIS: 0
> Is there anyway to narrow down what could be causing this error, as nothing uses IRQ7?
> The system is a Dell Optiplex GX1 p.
> It says IRQ7 is the parallel port.
> I have the parallel port disabled on in the bios.
> An earlier thread on LKML, a lot of different opninions as to if this is a serious problem or not and what to do about it.
> Should I take each board out and run the system until I see the message again?
> I've only seen this message once.
> Today that is.
> Using all PCI nics.
> kern.warn:Jun 10 23:30:43 p500 kernel: spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
> kern.warn:Jun 11 22:29:44 p500 kernel: spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
> kern.warn:Jun 14 20:24:34 p500 kernel: spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
> kern.warn:Jun 20 00:10:24 p500 kernel: spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
> Could this have anything to do with using the onboard ISA Sound card?
> (It uses IRQ5).
> I am using Kernel 2.4.21.
> linux-2.4.21.tar.bz2 . . . . . . Jun 13 14:52 27865k
> And those logs go back to the 10th, before I was running 2.4.20, so it is nothing to do with the kernel.
> What did *I* change?
> The only Ithing I've recently change wd was: I went from 3 ISA boaerds to PCI
> and took out an ol dd ATA/100 board and put in a ATA/133 board (Promise) (both)
> the 3isas were 53com 90509s, 2 TP only, 1 aui,bnc,tp
> it is the same configuration now but with PCI and 3com 905bs (2), and 1 3com 900 combo (pci)
> here is lspci output
> 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev 03)
> 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge (rev 03)
> 00:07.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 02)
> 00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
> 00:07.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
> 00:07.3 Bridge: Intel Corp. 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 02)
> 00:0e.0 Unknown mass storage controller: Promise Technology, Inc. 20269 (rev 02)
> 00:0f.0 PCI bridge: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21152 (rev 03)
> 00:11.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905B 100BaseTX [Cyclone] (rev 24)
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage Pro AGP 1X/2X (rev 5c)
> 02:09.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c900 Combo [Boomerang]
> 02:0a.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905B 100BaseTX [Cyclone] (rev 30)
> 02:0b.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905B 100BaseTX [Cyclone] (rev 30)
> what would be the best way to determine what is causing his this problem?
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