From: Donncha O Caoimh (docaoimh-lists at domain tradesignals.com)
Date: Fri 03 Aug 2001 - 16:38:33 IST
I'd suspect the IRQ sharing. I moved my NIC to a different PCI slot
because I couldn't play MP3s from a remote box, solved everything!
Your mobo manual should list which PCI slots share IRQs.
> Occasionally, when i try to watch movies (namely various episodes of family
> guy) with realplayer, i get an error:
> "Cannot open audio device. another application may be using it."
> There is no other app using it. My soundcard driver is compiled directly into
> the kernel and shares IRQ 10 with my ethernet card. Could this be the problem?
> Sometimes everything works fine and sometimes it doesn't
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