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    SubjectRe: No PCI-X / PCI-E cards ...

    > It looks like if the board has been flashed with the wrong bios (the
    > dmidecode info isn't consistent with what I see on the board).
    > Is there a way to workaround that in the kernel ?

    Wrong BIOS is pretty fundamental -- the BIOS could have messed up many
    undocumented (and possibly write-once) register settings etc. The
    kernel can work around slighly broken ACPI tables or things like that,
    but if, say, undocumented write-only north bridge registers are wrong,
    not much we can do about that.

    Really you better just get the right BIOS on the board.

    - R.

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