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SubjectRe: 2.4.14 fails to boot on a MediaGX
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In article <01111513115600.00812@blackbox.local> you write:
>On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 19:17, Alan Cox wrote:
>> Ok on my box it boots fine. As an experiment can you build a kerne with no
>> PCI support (Im not saying it'll be useful production wise but it will tell
>> me if its a PCI issue)
>
>And, interestingly enough, it does boot with PCI switched off.
>
>Given that it's a somewhat unusual motherboard, I'm pretty willing to just
>put an ISA network card in there and write it off as flaky hardware, but it's
>odd that it boots under 2.2 with PCI support on.

I have had some problem with the PCI direct probe on a MediaGX CPU,
when the probe looked at the CX5530 companion chip the box would
reboot. Could you try to only use the PCI BIOS method instead?

PCI support (CONFIG_PCI) [N/y/?] (NEW) y
PCI access mode (BIOS, Direct, Any) [Any] (NEW) BIOS
defined CONFIG_PCI_GOBIOS

/Christer

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