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Old 09-02-2006, 08:00 PM   #1
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PCI: Failed to allocate mem resource #6:10000@fe000000 for 0000:01:05.0


I was trying to put a old PC into use. I installed the latest Fedora Code on the machine. After installation I inserted a new device on one of the PCI slots (Netgear WG311v2 wireless card) and I see the message as in the subject line pop up. I am attaching the Dmesg output. Can anyone explain whats happening and why I am seeting this error? The PC bots up normally after this error but the wireless network card hasnt been detected. I tried installing the driver for it but doesnt seem to help.

Any help would be appreciated.


Dmesg Output:

Linux version 2.6.17-1.2174_FC5 ( (gcc version 4.1.1 20060525 (Red Hat 4.1.1-1)) #1 Tue Aug 8 15:30:55 EDT 2006
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009f800 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000000009f800 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 00000000000e9400 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 000000000fff0000 (usable)
BIOS-e820: 000000000fff0000 - 000000000ffffc00 (ACPI data)
BIOS-e820: 000000000ffffc00 - 0000000010000000 (ACPI NVS)
BIOS-e820: 00000000fffc0000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
0MB HIGHMEM available.
255MB LOWMEM available.
Using x86 segment limits to approximate NX protection
On node 0 totalpages: 65520
DMA zone: 4096 pages, LIFO batch:0
Normal zone: 61424 pages, LIFO batch:15
DMI not present or invalid.
ACPI: RSDP (v000 PTLTD ) @ 0x000f8170
ACPI: RSDT (v001 PTLTD RSDT 0x06040000 LTP 0x00000000) @ 0x0fffd352
ACPI: FADT (v001 HP Pandora 0x06040000 PTL 0x00000001) @ 0x0ffffb65
ACPI: BOOT (v001 PTLTD $SBFTBL$ 0x06040000 LTP 0x00000001) @ 0x0ffffbd9
ACPI: DSDT (v001 HPHPD Pandora 0x06040000 MSFT 0x0100000b) @ 0x00000000
ACPI: Disabling ACPI support
Allocating PCI resources starting at 20000000 (gap: 10000000:effc0000)
Built 1 zonelists
Kernel command line: ro root=LABEL=/12 rhgb quiet
Local APIC disabled by BIOS -- you can enable it with "lapic"
mapped APIC to ffffd000 (01202000)
Enabling fast FPU save and restore... done.
Initializing CPU#0
CPU 0 irqstacks, hard=c075c000 soft=c075b000
PID hash table entries: 1024 (order: 10, 4096 bytes)
Detected 906.469 MHz processor.
Using tsc for high-res timesource
Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
Dentry cache hash table entries: 32768 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
Inode-cache hash table entries: 16384 (order: 4, 65536 bytes)
Memory: 254344k/262080k available (2068k kernel code, 7068k reserved, 1127k data, 216k init, 0k highmem)
Checking if this processor honours the WP bit even in supervisor mode... Ok.
Calibrating delay using timer specific routine.. 1817.13 BogoMIPS (lpj=3634270)
Security Framework v1.0.0 initialized
SELinux: Initializing.
SELinux: Starting in permissive mode
selinux_register_security: Registering secondary module capability
Capability LSM initialized as secondary
Mount-cache hash table entries: 512
CPU: After generic identify, caps: 0183f9ff c1c7f9ff 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: After vendor identify, caps: 0183f9ff c1c7f9ff 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU: L1 I Cache: 64K (64 bytes/line), D cache 64K (64 bytes/line)
CPU: L2 Cache: 256K (64 bytes/line)
CPU: After all inits, caps: 0183f1ff c1c7f9ff 00000000 00000420 00000000 00000000 00000000
Intel machine check architecture supported.
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) Processor stepping 02
Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
checking if image is initramfs... it is
Freeing initrd memory: 907k freed
NET: Registered protocol family 16
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfd80c, last bus=1
Setting up standard PCI resources
ACPI: Subsystem revision 20060127
ACPI: Interpreter disabled.
Linux Plug and Play Support v0.97 (c) Adam Belay
pnp: PnP ACPI: disabled
usbcore: registered new driver usbfs
usbcore: registered new driver hub
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
PCI: Probing PCI hardware (bus 00)
PCI quirk: region 8000-80ff claimed by vt82c586 ACPI
PCI quirk: region 0400-040f claimed by vt82c686 SMB
Boot video device is 0000:01:05.0
PCI: Using IRQ router VIA [1106/0686] at 0000:00:04.0
PCI: Failed to allocate mem resource #6:10000@fe000000 for 0000:01:05.0
PCI: Bridge: 0000:00:01.0
IO window: disabled.
MEM window: f5000000-f5ffffff
PREFETCH window: fc000000-fdffffff
NET: Registered protocol family 2
IP route cache hash table entries: 2048 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
TCP established hash table entries: 8192 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
TCP bind hash table entries: 4096 (order: 4, 81920 bytes)
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 8192 bind 4096)
TCP reno registered
Simple Boot Flag at 0x36 set to 0x1
apm: BIOS not found.
audit: initializing netlink socket (disabled)
audit(1157215498.520:1): initialized
Total HugeTLB memory allocated, 0
VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.1
Dquot-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order 0, 4096 bytes)
SELinux: Registering netfilter hooks
Initializing Cryptographic API
ksign: Installing public key data
Loading keyring
- Added public key 159031EDF350496D
- User ID: Red Hat, Inc. (Kernel Module GPG key)
io scheduler noop registered
io scheduler anticipatory registered
io scheduler deadline registered
io scheduler cfq registered (default)
PCI: Disabling Via external APIC routing
pci_hotplug: PCI Hot Plug PCI Core version: 0.5
isapnp: Scanning for PnP cards...
isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
Real Time Clock Driver v1.12ac
Non-volatile memory driver v1.2
Linux agpgart interface v0.101 (c) Dave Jones
agpgart: Detected AMD Irongate chipset
agpgart: AMD 751 chipset with NVidia GeForce detected. Forcing to 1X due to errata.
agpgart: AGP aperture is 64M @ 0xf8000000
Serial: 8250/16550 driver $Revision: 1.90 $ 4 ports, IRQ sharing enabled
serial8250: ttyS0 at I/O 0x3f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
serial8250: ttyS1 at I/O 0x2f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 16384K size 1024 blocksize
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00alpha2
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
VP_IDE: IDE controller at PCI slot 0000:00:04.1
VP_IDE: chipset revision 16
VP_IDE: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
VP_IDE: VIA vt82c686a (rev 21) IDE UDMA66 controller on pci0000:00:04.1
ide0: BM-DMA at 0x1460-0x1467, BIOS settings: hdaMA, hdbio
ide1: BM-DMA at 0x1468-0x146f, BIOS settings: hdcio, hddMA
Probing IDE interface ide0...
hda: Maxtor 96147U8, ATA DISK drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
Probing IDE interface ide1...
hdc: CD-W54E, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hda: max request size: 128KiB
hda: 120060864 sectors (61471 MB) w/2048KiB Cache, CHS=65535/16/63, UDMA(66)
hda: cache flushes not supported
hda: hda1 hda2 < hda5 hda6 hda7 hda8 hda9 >
hdc: ATAPI 32X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 1280kB Cache, DMA
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
hdd: ATAPI 32X DVD-ROM drive, 512kB Cache, UDMA(33)
ide-floppy driver 0.99.newide
usbcore: registered new driver libusual
usbcore: registered new driver hiddev
usbcore: registered new driver usbhid
drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c: v2.6:USB HID core driver
PNP: No PS/2 controller found. Probing ports directly.
serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
md: md driver 0.90.3 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MD_SB_DISKS=27
md: bitmap version 4.39
TCP bic registered
Initializing IPsec netlink socket
NET: Registered protocol family 1
NET: Registered protocol family 17
powernow-k8: Processor cpuid 642 not supported
Using IPI Shortcut mode
Freeing unused kernel memory: 216k freed
Write protecting the kernel read-only data: 705k
input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as /class/input/input0
kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
input: ImPS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse as /class/input/input1
audit(1157215503.092:2): enforcing=1 old_enforcing=0 auid=4294967295
security: 3 users, 6 roles, 1161 types, 135 bools, 1 sens, 256 cats
security: 55 classes, 38679 rules
SELinux: Completing initialization.
SELinux: Setting up existing superblocks.
SELinux: initialized (dev hda1, type ext3), uses xattr
SELinux: initialized (dev tmpfs, type tmpfs), uses transition SIDs
SELinux: initialized (dev debugfs, type debugfs), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev selinuxfs, type selinuxfs), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev mqueue, type mqueue), uses transition SIDs
SELinux: initialized (dev hugetlbfs, type hugetlbfs), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev devpts, type devpts), uses transition SIDs
SELinux: initialized (dev eventpollfs, type eventpollfs), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev inotifyfs, type inotifyfs), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev tmpfs, type tmpfs), uses transition SIDs
SELinux: initialized (dev futexfs, type futexfs), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev pipefs, type pipefs), uses task SIDs
SELinux: initialized (dev sockfs, type sockfs), uses task SIDs
SELinux: initialized (dev proc, type proc), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev bdev, type bdev), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev rootfs, type rootfs), uses genfs_contexts
SELinux: initialized (dev sysfs, type sysfs), uses genfs_contexts
audit(1157215503.568:3): policy loaded auid=4294967295
SELinux: initialized (dev usbfs, type usbfs), uses genfs_contexts
parport_pc: VIA 686A/8231 detected
parport_pc: probing current configuration
parport_pc: Current parallel port base: 0x378
parport0: PC-style at 0x378, irq 7 [PCSPP,EPP]
parport_pc: VIA parallel port: io=0x378, irq=7
via686a 0000:00:04.4: base address not set - upgrade BIOS or use force_addr=0xaddr
Linux Tulip driver version 1.1.13 (May 11, 2002)
PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 0000:00:0f.0
tulip0: MII transceiver #1 config 1000 status 786d advertising 01e1.
eth0: ADMtek Comet rev 17 at d08be000, 00:03:6D:20:47:68, IRQ 9.
PCI: Found IRQ 10 for device 0000:00:0e.0
PCI: Sharing IRQ 10 with 0000:00:0e.1
AC'97 0 analog subsections not ready
gameport: is , io 0x200, speed 1104kHz
USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver v3.0
PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 0000:00:04.2
PCI: Sharing IRQ 9 with 0000:00:10.0
uhci_hcd 0000:00:04.2: UHCI Host Controller
uhci_hcd 0000:00:04.2: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
uhci_hcd 0000:00:04.2: irq 9, io base 0x00001440
usb usb1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
lp0: using parport0 (interrupt-driven).
lp0: console ready
SELinux: initialized (dev ramfs, type ramfs), uses genfs_contexts
NET: Registered protocol family 10
lo: Disabled Privacy Extensions
IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling driver
md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
md: autorun ...
md: ... autorun DONE.
device-mapper: 4.6.0-ioctl (2006-02-17) initialised:
EXT3 FS on hda1, internal journal
SELinux: initialized (dev tmpfs, type tmpfs), uses transition SIDs
Adding 522072k swap on /dev/hda9. Priority:-1 extents:1 across:522072k
SELinux: initialized (dev binfmt_misc, type binfmt_misc), uses genfs_contexts
Old 09-05-2006, 10:16 PM   #2
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Boot video device is 0000:01:05.0
PCI: Using IRQ router VIA [1106/0686] at 0000:00:04.0
PCI: Failed to allocate mem resource #6:10000@fe000000 for 0000:01:05.0
Well, the device causing the error message actually seems to be seen by the OS as some sort of video device (Bus 01, Slot 05, Function 0).

Not sure I'm going to be able to help much because I don't do wireless in Fedora, but execute these two commands as root and post their results here so we can see if your wireless card is actually showing up at all.

lspci -n
Old 09-06-2006, 12:47 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by jcliburn
Well, the device causing the error message actually seems to be seen by the OS as some sort of video device (Bus 01, Slot 05, Function 0).

Not sure I'm going to be able to help much because I don't do wireless in Fedora, but execute these two commands as root and post their results here so we can see if your wireless card is actually showing up at all.

lspci -n
lspci actually shows all the PCI cards. The video card seems to work fine even with this error message. I would like to know whats happening and why I get this error message while things seem to work just fine.

I was using the kernel that is installed by default when you install fedora. After installing self-compiled fedora kernel, I no longer get the above PCI error. I guess I will have to dig into the configuration difference and find out. Oh well, will dig into that next weekend.

Anyway, finally got my wireless card working fine with ndiswrapper and windows xp INF file. I had a spare netgear adapter but Netgear doesnt provide drivers for Linux. For using ndiswrapper, I had to compile my own fedora core kernel. I got it working, but, setting up wireless is so flaky with Linux.Everytime I have to reboot my machine, I need to spend a while setting up the wireless network.

I wonder if anyone has brought up Netgear wireless card WG311v2 up after every reboot without any hicups. acx drivers available for the card doesnt seem to work for me. Didnt dig deeper into that since ndiswrapper seemed to do the trick in the end. However, I would like to know if some folks out there are having a easytime with the same adapter I use.


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