Re: [BUG REPORT] Sony VAIO, 2.4.7: CardBus failures with Tulip & 3c575 cards.

From: Ben Greear (
Date: Sun Jul 22 2001 - 16:53:40 EST

dump_pirq ouput is found below.

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> In article <> you write:
> >
> >This report contains information about my failure to get my
> >CardBus NICs working correctly. Hardware involved is:
> >
> >Sony VAIO PCG-FX210 laptop (800Mhz Duron...)
> >DFE-650 16-bit PCMCIA NIC x2
> >3Com Megahertz 32-bit 3CCFE575BT NIC x2
> >AmbiCom 32-bit 8100 NIC (tulip) x2
> This looks suspiciously like your slot #1 gets the PCI interrupt routing
> wrong.
> Note especially the kernel reports:
> Linux Kernel Card Services 3.1.22
> options: [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
> PCI: Assigned IRQ 9 for device 00:0a.0
> PCI: Assigned IRQ 10 for device 00:0a.1
> IRQ routing conflict for 00:07.5, have irq 5, want irq 10
> IRQ routing conflict for 00:07.6, have irq 5, want irq 10
> PCI: Sharing IRQ 10 with 00:10.0
> it really looks like your slot 1 controller (00:0a.1) really wants irq5,
> based on the fact that other devices are reported to have irq5.
> However, if they _really_ have irq5 already routed, I'm surprised that
> the PCI irq router "r->get()" function didn't pick up on that fact, and
> that the "set" function apparently didn't work correctly.
> So I'd guess that when you insert a card in slot #1, you get a constant
> stream of interrupts on irq5, which is not where the kernel is expecting
> them, so your machine locks up.
> Can you do the following:
> - run dump_pirq on your machine (attached)

Ok, I found a dump_pirq script on the web, maybe it does what
you want:

Interrupt routing table found at address 0xfdf60:
  Version 1.0, size 0x0080
  Interrupt router is device 00:07.0
  PCI exclusive interrupt mask: 0x0000 []
  Compatible router: vendor 0x1106 device 0x0596

Device 00:07.0 (slot 0): ISA bridge
  INTA: link 0x55, irq mask 0x9eb8 [3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,15]
  INTB: link 0x56, irq mask 0x9eb8 [3,4,5,7,9,10,11,12,15]
  INTC: link 0x56, irq mask 0x9cb8 [3,4,5,7,10,11,12,15]
  INTD: link 0x57, irq mask 0x06a0 [5,7,9,10]

Device 00:00.0 (slot 0): Host bridge
  INTA: link 0x55, irq mask 0xdef8 [3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,14,15]
  INTB: link 0x56, irq mask 0xdef8 [3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,14,15]
  INTC: link 0x56, irq mask 0xdef8 [3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,14,15]
  INTD: link 0x57, irq mask 0xdef8 [3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,14,15]

Device 00:01.0 (slot 0): PCI bridge
  INTA: link 0x56, irq mask 0x0020 [5]

Device 00:0a.0 (slot 0): CardBus bridge
  INTA: link 0x55, irq mask 0x0020 [5]
  INTB: link 0x56, irq mask 0x0020 [5]

Device 00:10.0 (slot 0): Ethernet controller
  INTA: link 0x56, irq mask 0x0400 [10]

Device 00:0e.0 (slot 0): FireWire (IEEE 1394)
  INTA: link 0x57, irq mask 0x0200 [9]

Interrupt router at 00:07.0: VIA 82C686 PCI-to-ISA bridge
  PIRQA (link 0x01): irq 9
  PIRQB (link 0x02): irq 10
  PIRQC (link 0x03): irq 5
  PIRQD (link 0x05): irq 9

Ben Greear <>          <>
President of Candela Technologies Inc
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