Re: vaio doesn't boot with 2.4.1-ac1, stops at PCI: Probing PCI hardware

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Sat Feb 03 2001 - 13:45:59 EST

In article <>, Ookhoi <> wrote:
>Hi Alan,
>> > Here it hangs hard. It used to boot with 2.4.0 and 2.4.1-prex Should I
>> > try to determine which patch made the fatal change? Should I send my
>> That would be great.
>> Firstly however does 2.4.1 (Linus) boot ?
>It does boot. :-) Is there something I can do now?

The -ac patchset has the PCI bug re-introduced: in -ac the PCI probing
will basically disable the northbridge while probing for it, thus
killing the machine..

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