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Why are there IRQs higher than 16?

Why are there IRQs higher than 16?

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Because some smart guys created the technology. :-) All I know is that a nifty new thing built into some motherboards called Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller (APIC) makes it all possible. Do a Google search and read up on the specs if you really want to know all about it.

This was first published in March 2003

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