Wondering about a console message

Jeroen Coumans jeroencoumans at gmx.net
Sat Jun 1 04:57:25 PDT 2002

On Saturday 01 June 2002 01:40, timothy bauscher wrote:
> Heiko Vogel spake:
> >> spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ 7
> Bill Maltby LFS Related spake:
> > 8259A is a PIC (Programmable Interrupt Controller). IRQ 7 is
> > *normally associated with a (legacy) printer port. If you have ...
> I wonder if enabling parallel port in the
> kernel would fix the error from happening.

IIRC the kernel change logs to 2.4.18-pre9 mentioned this was fixed or 
the message was repressed.

Jeroen Coumans
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