[lug] A bit confused

Alan Robertson alanr at suse.com
Mon Oct 2 21:39:06 MDT 2000

"D. Stimits" wrote:
> Rob Riggs wrote:
> >
> > Also, contrary to what others have suggested, I don't
> > think you will find any sbpcd card built that use PNP.
> > Everyone I have seen used jumpers. (Think *really* cheap.)
> PCI is of course all PNP. I have one I can bring to the meeting, at
> least the box with specs. It is listed as SB-2770, soundblast 16 by
> creative labs. They were sold by Electronics Boutique. On the creative
> labs web site it is listed as sound blaster 16 pci (the PCI and software
> configured soundblaster):
> http://www.soundblaster.com/products/sb16pci/
> In terms of irq, this is about the kernel config if it isn't a module,
> not the other line that was mentioned. I've always preferred the
> non-module for sb. In the case of module support, I would assume one
> must still specify irq?

The web page you refer to doesn't mention a CDROM interface at all.  It
mentions a CDROM *audio* interface, like one you'd hook to an IDE CDROM.

AFAIK You never have to assign IRQs to PCI devices.

	-- Alan Robertson
	   alanr at suse.com

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