IRQ sharing

Jason Boxman jasonb at
Sat Nov 2 12:24:27 EST 2002

On Saturday 02 November 2002 11:48 am, Pablo Berra wrote:
> Hi
> I´ve two wireless cards using hostap driver in the same machine.
> Both are sharing the same irq and I don´t want this.

Why not?  In modern machines, IRQ sharing is generally not a problem.

> It´s possible to tell hostap to use two differente irq?

It's not a HostAP issue.  You could try moving the cards around to different 
slots.  Beyond that, I believe it's a motherboard issue and you can't really 
fight it.

> Thanks in advance.
> Pablo.


Jason Boxman
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