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Old 07-29-06, 04:20 PM   #3
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Default Re: 3D apps freeze the machine temporarily

Originally Posted by pe1chl
I don't have this problem. But when I see your description I would consider an issue with interrupt sharing. What other devices is your video card sharing interrupts with (do cat /proc/interrupts) and is there a way to move some of those out of the way? (e.g. putting a PCI card in another slot)
That was my first thought, but no, the video card sits all alone on IRQ11:
ppc@akula:~$ cat /proc/interrupts
  0:      63476          XT-PIC  timer
  1:       1182          XT-PIC  i8042
  2:          0          XT-PIC  cascade
  8:          4          XT-PIC  rtc
 10:       2994          XT-PIC  EMU10K1, EMU10K1
 11:      13875          XT-PIC  nvidia
 12:       4512          XT-PIC  i8042
 14:       9642          XT-PIC  ide0
 15:         53          XT-PIC  ide1
NMI:          0
ERR:          1
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