Re: X hates me after hardware upgrade
On Tue, Jun 30, 1998 at 04:09:27PM -0700, Ian Eure spewed forth:
> It looks to me like there might be an onboard c&t adapter on the new
> motherboard, or a second card. Check under /proc/pci and see what devices it
> finds... Look and see if more than one display adapter is getting detected.
> For the record, what kind of video card do you have?
The video board is an STB Nitro 3D and it is the only one in the machine. The
new motherboard is an ASUS PE5NP4, which does not have onboard video. I
essentially rescued the new MB from the junkpile, so when I got it, the BIOS
was in unknown shape - the first thing that I did to it was reset the it to
defaults. I just took the machine down to replace the SCSI controller
(swapped a 2940W for a 2940UW) and when I brought it back up, I checked the
BIOS and disabled the video BIOS shadow, which made no difference. I've also
tried booting into 2.0.33 instead of 2.1.10, which didn't help.
FWIW, the video is working just fine with svgalib and svgatextmode:
1024x768x16.7mil and 132x60x9, respectively. I'm about to wander off and load
NT on the other disk, which I'm sure will work fine as well.
PCI devices found:
Bus 0, device 0, function 0:
Host bridge: Intel 82434LX Mercury/Neptune (rev 17).
Slow devsel. Master Capable. Latency=32.
Bus 0, device 2, function 0:
Non-VGA device: Intel 82375EB (rev 3).
Medium devsel. Master Capable. No bursts.
Bus 0, device 5, function 0:
Ethernet controller: DEC DC21140 (rev 34).
Medium devsel. Fast back-to-back capable. IRQ 9. Master Capable. Latency=80. Min Gnt=20.Max Lat=40.
I/O at 0xe800 [0xe801].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfbf9f000 [0xfbf9f000].
Bus 0, device 6, function 0:
VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. ViRGE/DX or /GX (rev 1).
Medium devsel. IRQ b. Master Capable. Latency=80. Min Gnt=4.Max Lat=255.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf4000000 [0xf4000000].
Bus 0, device 7, function 0:
SCSI storage controller: Adaptec AIC-7881U (rev 0).
Medium devsel. Fast back-to-back capable. IRQ a. Master Capable. Latency=80. Min Gnt=8.Max Lat=8.
I/O at 0xe400 [0xe401].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf3fff000 [0xf3fff000].
While we're on the subject of my PCI bus, here's how I have it configured,
since this is a custom kernel:
And here's how the kernel sees it on bootup:
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.00 entry at 0xfb5e0
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: PCI: Using configuration type 2
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: PCI: Probing PCI hardware
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: PCI: 00:00 [8086/04a3]: Bridge optimization (00)
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: Cache L2: Not supported.
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: CPU-PCI posted write: off -> on.
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: CPU-Memory posted write: off -> on.
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: PCI-Memory posted write: off -> on.
Jun 30 21:08:07 logos kernel: PCI burst: on.
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