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Posted on 1998-05-04
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I am trying to setup a 3.12 server and I am getting this error. Anyone know what it is and why after I get this error my entire server locks up? Error (1.1.141 Secondary Interrupt controller detected a lost hardware Interrupt). My system is a Pentium 90. I am using a 3c905 and a 3c509 NIC's.  
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by:amarko
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Scotte,
           Just a thought here since I am not too good with Netware 3.12:  Are the two NICs conflicting with one another?  Perhaps they are trying to access the same IRQ?  I think the first thing I would try is to load only one NIC driver at a time to find out the exactly where the server locks up.  Hope that helps.
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by:scotte
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Thanks, but that didn't work...I unloaded the 3c509 card (It isn't the card on the LAN backbone) I guess the problem is with the 3c905 card (I am just not sure what the problem is yet)

Just a little more info:

The system comes up and runs fine until I try and log in thru a workstation and access anything. As soon as I try and access a file I get the same error (see above). Any other suggestions.....
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JBirkmann earned 100 total points
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I guess one of NICs or another component of your server is using IRQ 15;

Under Netware you shouldn´t (mustn´t) use IRQ 15, this IRQ is using by Netware for Error Signaling!
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by:scotte
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That was it. The 3c905 card WAS setup with IRQ 15. I moved it and setup as IRQ 9 and everything seems to be working. Thanks for your help.
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