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I/O configuration update

Question asked by VRFuser on Mar 4, 1998
     I do know that Win95 allows a user to reserve interupts through it's
     control panel.  I don't know if NT allows this, but check it out. 
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     lines.  I they cannot help you, and you would like me to call them
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Subject: Vrf: I/O configuration update
Author:  Non-HP-mgustin ( at HP-PaloAlto,uugw6
Date:    3/4/98 2:42 PM

Well I still have not solved the problem but I think I know  the problem is.
The problem is that I am continuing to have IRQ conflicts between the HPIB
card and the ethernet card. Despite setting the IRQ in the ethernet card
setup to 5 and the IRQ of the HPIB card to i/o config software to 10, the
HPIB setting gets set to 5 when the machine is rebooted.
I went to another machine with the HPIB card and set it up using the I/O
config software. Despite setting the IRQ to 15 and the memory address to
250, when the machine was rebooted NT diagnostic manager indicated the HPIB
board had an IRQ of 5 and the memory address was 310. This machine had a
different ethernet card.
Does anyone understand what is happening and how to stop it?
I appreciate any help.
Mike Gustin