Re: problems with 2.4.2x on alpha.
IF having more lspci -v from MIATA helps, I have a PWS433 that I am
running 2.4.26 on right now. I'm more than happy to send info/whatever to
help track down bugs.
"Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when
there is nothing left to take away." - Antoine de Saint Exupery
On Tue, 4 May 2004, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 04:31:01PM +0200, Maciej Matysiak wrote:
> > On the 4th of May 2004 at 15:41, Steve Langasek <vorlon#debian.org> wrote:
> > > Could you post the output of lspci on your system?
> > # lspci
> > pcilib: Cannot open /sys/bus/pci/devices
> > 0000:00:03.0 Ethernet controller: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21142/43 (rev 30)
> > 0000:00:07.0 ISA bridge: Contaq Microsystems 82c693
> > 0000:00:07.1 IDE interface: Contaq Microsystems 82c693
> > 0000:00:07.2 IDE interface: Contaq Microsystems 82c693
> > 0000:00:07.3 USB Controller: Contaq Microsystems 82c693
> > 0000:00:14.0 PCI bridge: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21152 (rev 02)
> > 0000:01:04.0 SCSI storage controller: QLogic Corp. ISP1020 Fast-wide SCSI (rev 05)
> > 0000:01:0a.0 VGA compatible controller: Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA G200 (rev 01)
> > # uname -a
> > Linux niunia 2.2.25 #4 Sun Mar 21 01:24:05 CET 2004 alpha GNU/Linux
> > > There seems to be a possibility that the problems most people are
> > > running into on alphas are caused not by bugs in the drivers for
> > > individual controllers, but by bugs in the PCI setup routines; so PCI
> > > bridges may cause an otherwise functional card to fail.
> > so where would be the fix/workaround for that?
> Well, knowing that this is a case where the PCI bridge isn't on the card
> with the SCSI controller, you might try moving the SCSI card into one of
> the first three slots (as Jay also suggests for your video -- though
> speedy video is probably a lower priority on a system you can't get to
> work at all :).
> And thanks for posting the lspci info. Hopefully, this will eventually
> be of use in figuring this bug out, now that we have more of an idea of
> when it does or doesn't manifest. Comparing with Jaakko's working
> configuration, which seems to differ principally in the revision of PCI
> 00:08.0 PCI bridge: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21152 (rev 01)
> 01:08.0 SCSI storage controller: QLogic Corp. ISP1020 Fast-wide SCSI (rev 05)
> Steve Langasek
> postmodern programmer