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Re: wi0: No Mem space on prism2.5?

From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 17:49:29 +0200

On Thu, Jul 08, 2004 at 02:41:42PM +0000, Rahul Siddharthan wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > > Not a new problem, but I remembered it now that I'm in a wifi-zone and
> > > it's biting me... (though I still have wired ethernet)
> >
> > Add "options PCI_ENABLE_IO_MODES" to your kernel config and try again.
> This causes the boot to hang, when probing the parallel port; or, if I
> disable the parallel port, after "installed MI handler for int 7"
> and just before either "installed MI handler for int 0" or 
> probing ad0.

That's the reason why it is not done by default. For conforming hardware,
it is should work.

> > Or get a working BIOS.
> Is that an answer?  "Sorry this is too hard to fix" is an answer, but
> other free operating systems seem to handle the BIOS fine.  Anyway,
> I'm not messing with the BIOS and the manufacturer's page does not
> list any relevant-looking BIOS update. 

Sorry, but it is the task of the BIOS to correctly init PCI devices.
I can come up with a patch later. Send me (privately) your dmesg, it
may help to trace down which device exactly hangs.


> Rahul

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