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IRQ Number: 1
16-Bit Priority: 2
Bus Line: No
Typical Default Use: Keyboard / keyboard controller.
Other Common Uses: None; for system use only.
Description: This is the reserved interrupt for the keyboard controller. It is used exclusively for keyboard input. Even on systems without a keyboard, IRQ1 is not available for use by other devices. Note that the keyboard controller also controls the PS/2 style mouse if the system has one, but the mouse uses a separate line, IRQ12.
Conflicts: This is a dedicated interrupt line; there should never be any conflicts. If software indicates a conflict on this IRQ, there is a good possibility of a hardware problem somewhere on your system board; this can be a motherboard or chipset (keyboard controller) problem.