Bug 119013 - No ethernet and sporadic "loss" of peripherals on Sis 645xx nothbridge
No ethernet and sporadic "loss" of peripherals on Sis 645xx nothbridge
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-03-23 16:27 EST by Jean Francois Martinez
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-29 16:14:39 EDT
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Output of lspci -v (6.57 KB, text/plain)
2004-03-23 16:29 EST, Jean Francois Martinez
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Output of lspci -n (462 bytes, text/plain)
2004-03-23 16:29 EST, Jean Francois Martinez
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Description Jean Francois Martinez 2004-03-23 16:27:32 EST
Description of problem:
On machine with Sis chipset (Sis 645xx northbridge)
1) The integrated Sis900 ethernet simply doesn't work (it is
supposed to be supported
2) From time to time the kernel does not see the IDE CD reader
at boot time, same thing for the USB bridge

Machine works flawlessly with XP

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.4.22

How reproducible:
Ethernet problem (ever)
CD problem (sporadic)

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Install
2.  Boot
3.
  
Actual results:
See above

Expected results:
A working ethernet, a reliable detection of IDE and USB peripherals

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jean Francois Martinez 2004-03-23 16:29:03 EST
Created attachment 98806 [details]
Output of lspci -v
Comment 2 Jean Francois Martinez 2004-03-23 16:29:59 EST
Created attachment 98807 [details]
Output of lspci -n
Comment 3 Jean Francois Martinez 2004-03-26 15:45:33 EST
The box has a Sis963 chipset and it is not properly identified by the
2.4 kernel.  I suspect that the problem is the chipset.
Comment 4 Alan Cox 2004-05-03 11:56:48 EDT
You might try booting with "acpi=off" ?
Comment 5 David Lawrence 2004-09-29 16:14:39 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
persists.

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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