Bug 72388 - (Compaq Presario 900) 8139too module fails
Summary: (Compaq Presario 900) 8139too module fails
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Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: null
Hardware: athlon Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-23 12:34 UTC by Warren Togami
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-23 12:34:11 UTC
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Description Warren Togami 2002-08-23 12:34:05 UTC
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Description of problem:
8139too module fails to load during Anaconda on the Compaq Presario 900US. 
Debug messages from ALT-F4 are below.

This is the same laptop as Bug 72387.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Red Hat beta Null

How reproducible:

Additional info:
This is the relevant portion of the messages from ALT-F4 during Anaconda.

<6>8139too Fast Ethernet driver 0.9.25
<6>8139too: pci dev 00:0b.0 (id 10ec:8139 rev ff) is an enhanced 8139C+ chip
<6>8139too: Use the "8139cp" driver for improved performance and stability.
<6>PCI: Assigned IRQ 11 for device 00:0b.0
<3>8139too: 00:0b.0: Chip not responding, ignoring board

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2002-08-23 20:40:40 UTC
'Fixed' with a hack to kudzu to recognize those cards. Should be in 0.99.67-1.

Comment 2 Warren Togami 2002-08-25 09:17:49 UTC
I am unable to boot normally on this laptop to test 8139cp, but when I boot with
"pci=conf2" it seems unable to use 8139cp module.   Is this normal?

(This is with kernel-2.4.20-pre-4-ac1.)

Comment 3 Alan Cox 2002-08-25 11:50:52 UTC
pci=conf2 is only supported by some very old mostly 486 chipsets
pci=conf1 is used by all modern systems

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