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SubjectRe: linux on Intel D915GOM oops
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On Mon, 2006-08-28 at 10:21 +0200, Henti Smith wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I've been given a mecer Xhibitor media center machine to try and get
> linux on for testing.
>
> The machine seems pretty much limited to South Africa, however the
> setup is used by other companies like
> http://www.higrade.com/nqcontent.cfm?a_id=3539 and
> http://www.alienware.com/product_detail_pages/DHS_2/dhs_2_features.aspx?SysCode=PC-DHS2&SubCode=SKU-DEFAULT
> which use the same mainboard atc.
>
> for more information ont he mainboard used:
> http://www.intel.com/design/motherbd/om/om_documentation.htm
>
> I've tried to boot just about every linux distro I can get my hands on
> and they all oops at bootup.
>
> Unfortunately I cannot get to the first few lines (screen cannot scroll
> after oops)
> but here is what I can get to : This is booting with Ubuntu
>
> PREEMPT
> Modules linked in:
> CPU: 0
> EIP: 0060:[<c00f02fa>] not tainted
> EFLAGS: 00010046 (2.6.8.1-3-386)
> EIP is at 0xc00f02fa
> eax: 49435024 ebx: 00007000 ecx: 00000000 edx: 00000010
> esi: 00000001 edi: c02cd4a4
> [<c01f5724>] bios32_service+0x1c/0x68
> [<c01f5780>] check_pcibios+0x10/0xd3
> [<c01f5a77>] pci_find_bios+0x70/0x8c

this is the known bug where by default Linux uses the BIOS services for
PCI rather than the native method.

try putting

pci=conf2

on the kerenl commandline

(and you may want to try a kernel newer than 2.6.8 btw)


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