Too much work for irq18

Steven Stern subscribed-lists at
Tue May 17 16:56:45 UTC 2011

On 05/17/2011 08:12 AM, Richard Shaw wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Steven Stern
> <subscribed-lists at> wrote:
>> I don't recall seeing this during boot for F14...
>> >From DEMSG:
>> [   42.001543] modem-manager[967]: <info>  (ttyS1) closing serial port...
>> [   42.023151] modem-manager[967]: <info>  (ttyS1) serial port closed
>> [   42.023301] modem-manager[967]: <info>  (ttyS2) closing serial port...
>> [   42.045138] modem-manager[967]: <info>  (ttyS2) serial port closed
>> [   42.045258] modem-manager[967]: <info>  (ttyS3) closing serial port...
>> [   42.067966] serial8250: too much work for irq18
>> There is a unused modem installed in this computer.  Is this merely an
>> information message or is it a problem that needs to be addressed?
> I ran into this after installing F14 on my dad's computer. The only
> solution I found was to pull the modem...
> Richard

But how will I.... oh wait, never mind. I don't. :-)

I'm not sure why this computer came with a modem, but I recall that it
would have taken a couple of days longer to get it had I ordered one in
a "non-standard" config.

-- Steve

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