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Re: Bug#262183: xserver-xfree86: [s3] can't find PCI card on Alpha [regression from 4.2.1]

On Sat, Aug 21, 2004 at 08:43:21PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 10:27:08AM +0900, Atsuhito KOHDA wrote:
> [...]
> > (II) LoadModule: "pcidata"
> > (II) Loading /usr/X11R6/lib/modules/libpcidata.a
> > (II) Module pcidata: vendor="The XFree86 Project"
> > 	compiled for, module version = 1.0.0
> > 	ABI class: XFree86 Video Driver, version 0.6
> > (II) Addressable bus resource ranges are
> > (II) OS-reported resource ranges:
> > (II) OS-reported resource ranges after removing overlaps with PCI:
> > (II) All system resource ranges:
> > (II) LoadModule: "GLcore"
> [...]

> Okay, that's really bad.  It looks like XFree86 doesn't know how to talk to
> your system's PCI bus.

> Can you tell me what kind of Alpha machine this is?

> debian-alpha subscribers: is anyone else seeing this?  This looks really
> bad, and doesn't appear to be a driver or video card-specific problem.

FWIW, I've never seen this problem before (or even heard of it), and
I've been using XFree86 on alpha for years.

I've also not heard of any problems with alpha that would require
continued use of a 2.2.25 kernel; but do the glibc packages even support
2.2 anymore on most archs?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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