C&T ct65545 problem

Egbert Eich eich at suse.de
Tue Oct 27 08:38:24 PDT 2009

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:33:42AM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
> That's not how the ISA bus support works (well, worked).  Since ISA is
> not an enumerable bus, we would assume that if no PCI device was claimed
> by any driver then the video card must be out on ISA somewhere.
> So, there's a cascade of failures here.  The PCI probe support was
> broken, so the driver would (brokenly) not claim any PCI devices.  Then
> the server would assume ISA, and the driver would (rightly) not find any
> ISA devices.  Again: update your chips driver, the 65545 really is a PCI
> device as far as I know, and newer chips drivers should have fixed the
> detection bug.

The 65545 was a transition chipset which could be used on ISA, VL and PCI


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