View Full Version : IRQ steering?

10-05-2000, 12:26 PM
After getting my network card installed (had IRQ problem) I noticed that in the PCI bus properties something called IRQ steering was disabled due to errors on the IRQ table. After trying some options suggested be the OS's help section I still could not get it to work. Will fixing IRQ steering increase my computer's performance or is it another uneeded add-on that comes with Windows 98?

Paleo Pete
10-06-2000, 08:23 AM
IRQ steering is what the PCI bus uses to "route" the PCI components, for lack of a better word. It basically allows mulitple PCI devices to be active, and allows swapping around IRQ's as needed.

Check in BIOS and be sure PCI concurrency is enabled, and set PCI configuration to Auto.

Check my site, posted below, and look for the BIOS Survival Guide, more and better info is available there.

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