[CentOS] CentOS-4/beta/preview version immediate availability
upi at iki.fi
Wed Oct 19 16:49:11 UTC 2005
On Wed, Oct 19, 2005 at 10:31:47AM -0500, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> >So it's there. That is actually some kind of conflict between
> >ethernets (PCI 00:05.0 is another of itegrated ethernets).
> I googled around, and the problem is not Sparc specific. Lot of pointers to
> PPC, and some articles on Debian and Aurora mailing lists for Sparc (mostly
> small boxes such as Netra X1 and SunFire v100). Not common on i386, but I
> found couple of folks having same problems there (usually BIOS update
> problem on i386). Some articles go back couple of years to kernel 2.4. So
> is old thing. Seems that thing either doesn't affect the system, or it
> it unbootable. Depending how lucky you are. Guess we were lucky ;-)
I really don't know. I do remember noticing this too, but when
wverything seemed to be working -> i forgot it totally.
There is yet another thing about Netra/X1, and V100 too i guess, the
dmfe.ko didn't work on Netra/X1, so i fixed the hwdata pointing to tulip
for these PCI-ids. This was a must for hardware _i_ did have available
for testing, but for some cases the dmfe might even work (don't really
> One thing I noticed is that the region it complains about is not reported in
> "cat /proc/iomem". The "LED on unused ehternet port flashes like crazy"
> could also be related to this.
Pasi Pirhonen - upi at iki.fi - http://iki.fi/upi/
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