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From: Damian Yerrick <Bullshitd_yerrick AT hotmail DOT comRemoveBullshit>
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Subject: Re: interrupt priority
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On Thu, 16 Mar 2000 12:01:45 +0200 (IST), Eli Zaretskii
<eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> wrote:

>Using IRQ 5 is not a good thing anyway, since the interrupt associated
>with it, Int 0Dh, is in conflict with the GPF exception.  If your
>program causes GPFs (e.g., if it uses signals), you could lose
>interrupts as a result.

Are you saying preinstalled sound cards (which default to IRQ 5 if
the user does not void the computer's warranty by opening the case)
are incompatible with signals?

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