IRQ storm

Josh Carroll josh.carroll at
Sat Mar 24 23:24:14 UTC 2007

> I've changed motherboard recently (now it is Intel DP965LT) and now I
> have my PC slowed down considerably. vmstat -i shows a huge amount of
> interrupts on irq17: atapci0:

Do you have atapicam enabled or being loaded as a module? If so, I
have the same problem, which is currently being tracked in this PR:

A workaround, if you don't need/want to burn cds/dvds is to remove
atapicam or don't load the module at boot time.


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