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SubjectRe: 2.4.0-test11-pre7: isapnp hang
Followup to:  <>
By author: Tim Waugh <>
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> Reading from port 0x313 (my ISA NE2000 is at 0x300-0x31f) hangs my
> machine dead. Unfortunately, reading from that port is exactly what
> the isapnp code does on boot, if compiled into the kernel.
> Is it the network card's fault (probably), or is there a less invasive
> probe that isapnp could use (unlikely, I guess)?

Try reserving ports 0x300-0x31f on the kernel command line

I'm surprised isapnp uses a port in such a commonly used range,

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