|Summary:||installer didn't find Tulip board|
|Product:||[Retired] Red Hat Linux||Reporter:||Daniel Senie <dts>|
|Component:||anaconda||Assignee:||Michael Fulbright <msf>|
|Status:||CLOSED RAWHIDE||QA Contact:||Brock Organ <borgan>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2001-03-04 23:22:18 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Daniel Senie 2001-03-01 05:40:22 UTC
Installation of Wolverine didn't recognize a Kingston KNE100TX (real DEC Tulip chip)
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-01 05:47:34 UTC
lspci -n output?
Comment 2 Daniel Senie 2001-03-01 06:15:03 UTC
More info: I was able to manually add the: alias eth0 tulip and the various stuff under /etc/sysconfig and get the board working just fine. There's no trouble with the card, or with the kernel once installed, just with the installer. This same system with a RedHat 6.2 installation finds the card without problem. Here's the lspci -n output if it helps: 00:00.0 Class 0600: 8086:7190 (rev 03) 00:01.0 Class 0604: 8086:7191 (rev 03) 00:07.0 Class 0601: 8086:7110 (rev 02) 00:07.1 Class 0101: 8086:7111 (rev 01) 00:07.2 Class 0c03: 8086:7112 (rev 01) 00:07.3 Class 0680: 8086:7113 (rev 02) 00:0c.0 Class 0401: 1073:000a (rev 04) 00:0e.0 Class 0400: 109e:0350 (rev 12) 00:0f.0 Class 0200: 11ad:0002 (rev 21) 01:00.0 Class 0300: 1002:5246
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-01 06:18:15 UTC
OK, I'm confused. This is in the pci mappings, and has been there forever.
Comment 4 Daniel Senie 2001-03-01 06:34:15 UTC
I agree with you! This is why I reported the problem. In all the years I've been using this particular Tulip card, I've never seen the installer fail to notice its presence. Something in the anaconda with Wolverine missed it...
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-01 17:37:28 UTC
One VC3 what kind of output do you get with 'suggestion' in the line as you are going throught the first part of the installer. Try doing a text mode install, makes it easier to switch VCs.
Comment 6 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-01 22:46:41 UTC
You changed 30152 to NEEDSINFO. I'd like to do my best to provide you with that. What I need to understand is exactly what you are asking me to do. I always do the installs using text mode, so switching to VC3 is no problem. I didn't know how to parse the sentence in your bug update that said: "One VC3 what kind of output do you get with 'suggestion' in the line as you are going through the first part of the installer." I'm not sure it's a sentence, and I'm not sure I understand what you are asking. Could you rephrase that and I'll go try the installation again? Thanks, Dan
Comment 7 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-01 22:57:03 UTC
No problem - what I am asking is that you check on vc3 after every screen you go through in the earliest stages of the install to see if there is any output with the word 'suggestion' in it. These lines indicate that the installer has found a device and is installing a device driver for it. I'm wondering if the tulip is not being detected.
Comment 8 Daniel Senie 2001-03-01 23:11:10 UTC
Just reloaded the machine and watched VC3. Saw the 'suggestion' things you were talking about. It showed them for agpgart and usb-uhci, but none for the tulip. Let me know if there's anything else I can do to help diagnose this. If you want to build a new loader for me to try, I'm quite willing (simplest would be to build a new ISO image of disc1, which I'd download, burn and test).
Comment 9 Michael Fulbright 2001-03-02 16:20:24 UTC
First - you are using a bootnet.img floppy image, or booting from CD, right? Second - once you get into the second stage of the installer (you'll know because there is a bash prompt on VC2), try this: python from kudzu import * print probe(CLASS_NETWORK, BUS_UNSPEC, PROBE_ALL) and let us know what you see.
Comment 10 Daniel Senie 2001-03-02 16:41:29 UTC
I am booting from the CD. No problem getting into the VC2 and getting the info. First, an apology... the card in this machine wasn't the one I thought it was. It's a Netgear card, not the Kingston KNE100TX I have so many of, and thought was in it. It does operate with the Tulip driver, though, just fine. Output you wanted said: Driver: Lite-on|LNE100TX Driver: disabled Driver: eth or something close to that. I don't have a way to cut/paste from the machine at that state of booting. I suspect the chip on this card is one of the PNIC ones (tulip compatible). Dan
Comment 11 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-02 17:10:21 UTC
OK, can you post the 'lspci -v' output? It appears that the installer is thinking your card doesn't have an IRQ, so it must be disabled.
Comment 12 Daniel Senie 2001-03-04 23:22:15 UTC
Here's the lspci output relating to the Ethernet card. Please note that I'm transcribing this, not cut/paste, so this might not be 100% perfect: 00:0f.00 Ethernet Controller: Lite-On Communications, Inc. LNE-100TX (rev21) Subsystem: Netgear FA310TX flags: busmaster, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 10 I/O Ports at 1400 [disabled][size=256] Memory at f0008000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable)[disabled][size=256] Expansion ROM at <unassigned>[disabled][size=256K] I think I caught all of it. Please let me know what else you need.
Comment 13 Bill Nottingham 2001-03-05 05:44:34 UTC
Hm, ok, if the device has an IRQ, it's not disabled, even if all its other resources are. Will be fixed in kudzu-0.97.5-1.