[ltp] Linux, kernel 2.4.22-ac4/2.4.23 and IRDA

Charles E Taylor IV linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 11 Dec 2003 11:30:35 -0500

On Fri, 12 Dec 2003 03:06:29 +1100
Steven Haigh <netwiz@crc.id.au> wrote:

> Hmmm - is there any reason why you have to disable the serial port? I'm
> still on a mission to try and get the modem to work (bloody winmodems!),
> although I have got this going before, just not a priority at the
> moment.

On my 600, it was an IRQ issue - I could use either the serial port or the
IR, but not both at the same time.  I might have been able to fiddle with
IRQs to get it to work, but disabling the serial port and enabling the
IR was trivial with PS2 - shuffling IRQs wasn't.  :)

*  Charles Taylor <tomalek@mindspring.com>
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