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Re: device enumeration question


Please fill out an installation report so this gets into the bug
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I'm attaching an install-report.template that you can use.  The final
stages of the installation process remind you to fill one out, and tell
you where to find the template.  But you never got that far. So...

The last few lines of the report tell you what to do with it after
you've filled it out.  Don't worry too much about not being able to get
all the information it requests.  It assumes you have had a successful
installation and are now running the latest Debian to get configuration
information.  Obviously that's wrong in your case.  So just get as much
info as you can and let it go at that.



On Mon, 2004-08-16 at 12:18, Nick Golder wrote:
> I have a Power MAC G4 that I added a Promise Ultra133 TX2 (uses the
> PDC20269 chipset).  I am having problems with this card getting
> enumerated before the onboard IDE chipsets which hoses yaboot (which can 
> be easily worked around).  Is there a way to have the kernel enumerate the
> onboard IDE controllers /before/ the PCI card's?
> -- 
> -Nick Golder
Package: installation-reports


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Output of lspci and lspci -n:

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      and ideas you had during the initial install.>

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