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Old 03-16-2003, 02:26 PM   #1
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Network card IRQs


Hi

What are the optimum IRQs for 2 Network cards (one to Cable modem, one to LAN) on a linux router box?

At the moment, LAN eth = IRQ 10, cable modem eth = IRQ 5

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Old 03-16-2003, 05:52 PM   #2
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I'm kind of confused about your question ? I don't think it really matters what IRQ they would be using as long as there are any conflicts with any other hardware and they work. Saying your NIC using IRQ 9 instead of having an IRQ of lets say 3 won't make a difference really. There aren't any optimal or performance gains in the number of the IRQ.
 
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