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SubjectRe: PCI: Cannot allocate resource regions of bridge and device in ThinkPad dock
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On Thursday 11 March 2010 21.05:04 Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 July 2006 09:45:31 pm Andrew Baumann wrote:
> > I'm unable to use a radeon card installed in the PCI slot of a thinkpad
> > docking station. This is from a clean boot in the dock (no hot
> > dock/undock), and appears on vendor-provided 2.6.16 and 2.6.17 kernels,
> > as well as on a self-built 2.6.17-git25 tree.
>
> Did you ever get this ancient (2006!) issue resolved? I didn't see
> any responses on the list, and Lara is having a sort of similar issue:
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15436
>
> I think your problem was that Linux saw the Radeon card but didn't assign
> resources correctly, while in Lara's case, Linux doesn't see the card at
> all.

Wow, that is ancient! I'm afraid I can't help you, as I no longer have the
hardware in question, but I found some sort of workaround. It either involved
kernel boot parameters or a newer version of the kernel, and I don't recall
the details, but I did eventually get the card to work.

Sorry this isn't any use,
Andrew


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