Description of problem: Reporting this fix as requested
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 2.6.20-1.2948.fc6
How reproducible: easy on my hardware
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot recent upgrade. Fails to find PCI Realtek RTL8139 ethernet card
2. Reboot, adding the kernel parameter "pci=routeirq"
3. Network card is not recognised and working
Actual results: As above.
The problem did not occur with build 2.6.20-1.2944.fc6 or earlier kernels.
Expected results: As above
Additional info: Hardware:
IBM NetVista TYPE 6578-PBG, s/n 557432R
This is an older machine. 866 MHz P3 fitted, with 256 MB RAM.
Network adapter is PCI card: Realtek RTL8139
Only other PCI card is a recently added USB card with 6 x USB 2.0 connections
on three hubs.
DMESG output (with pci=routeirq in force) attached
Created attachment 154205 [details]
dmesg output from boot with "pci=routeirq"
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 239171 ***