Radeon 7000 in 9500 - which slot?

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Oct 10 19:51:46 EST 2002

>I have seen in Linux-PPC archives (mostly YDL archives) that a Radeon
>7000 must live in the top slot of a 9500 to work in Linux. Any truth
>to this rumor still? Indeed I have this card in the 4th slot, and I
>get a crash into the debugger while booting 2.4.20pre5. Should I
>provide a backtrace or just put it in the top slot?

Yes, provide a backtrace. I suspect you need the radeon in a slot
where the low IO addresses are available for XFree to work, but
neither radeonfb nor offb should have this limitation, so the
crash you have is a bug.


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