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Robbbert
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Re: IRQ assignments for DOS sound cards
06/15/14 10:18 AM


> The driver info on Easy MAMECab says more than once to not use IRQ5 when setting up
> DOS sound cards, however each included autoexec file shows 'I5' in the setup line.
> Can someone help me understand what seems to be contradictory advice? Thank you.

I always used IRQ5 where possible in the days of DOS-based computers, as it seemed to work best. A lot of software would recommend IRQ7 but I found it to be troublesome, and some computers used it for the printer port. These days Windows has a screen where you can see what IRQ, I/O and MEM are in use already, so just pick something else. Just remember, an 8-bit card cannot use an IRQ higher than 7.







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* IRQ assignments for DOS sound cards sdrob14 06/10/14 07:03 AM
. * Re: IRQ assignments for DOS sound cards Robbbert  06/15/14 10:18 AM
. * Re: IRQ assignments for DOS sound cards Squall-guy  06/14/14 06:26 PM

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