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Joystick IRQ

Discussion in 'A+' started by steveh2001, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. steveh2001

    steveh2001 Byte Poster

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    Hey guys - yet another question :D

    Does a joystick use the same IRQ as a soundcard, i.e. IRQ 5?
     
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  2. elli5on

    elli5on Kilobyte Poster

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    Why dont you take a look for yourself???? You know how to check the IRQ's right?
     
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  3. steveh2001

    steveh2001 Byte Poster

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    I should hope so! Got my exam week tomorrow!

    But i dont use a joystick, and also my sound card comes under IRQ 18 on this PC!

    Ill google it a bit more:D
     
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  4. hbroomhall

    hbroomhall Petabyte Poster Gold Member

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    Joysticks don't normaly have an IRQ requirement. Because of the way they work they are normally polled rapidly.

    Harry.
     
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