[LinuxBIOS] Ethernet problem with GeodeLX (db800) with running lxbios

Marc Jones marc.jones at amd.com
Tue Sep 25 19:03:48 CEST 2007

Marc Jones wrote:
> Marc Jones wrote:
>> Steffen D. wrote:
>>> About the ethernet problem:

> OK. I think is see the problem. Bus Master Enable and Memory Enable 
> aren't enabled in the command register. I am not sure why the Memory 
> Enable isn't set. LinuxBIOS should set that and this seems to be a 
> problem in the LB generic pci init code (Anyone care to debug this?). I 
> think that the driver should enable the Bus Master and LB shouldn't need 
> to touch it (I would be interested in other opinions on this).
> Try:
>  >setpci 00:0d.0 COMMAND=7
> Marc

Sorry, False alarm. I was using a linux image that didn't have the 
network drivers so the memory and the busmaster enables were disabled 
(by the kernel I assume).


Marc Jones
Senior Firmware Engineer
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mailto:Marc.Jones at amd.com

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