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Old 03-16-2006, 11:38 PM   #1
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HELP ! Error PCI: can not allocate resource region 4 of device 00:05.1


I am trying to configure a PXE server to install an ISO image. When I boot my Linux CD on my laptop, I get this error:-
PCI: cannot allocate resource region 4 of device 00:05.1
Error: couldnot detect network interface
unable to provide install services from this machine

I am a newbie at this and appreciate anyhelp regarding this.
Old 03-16-2006, 11:45 PM   #2
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what distribution are you using?
is there something on that PCI?
lap top specs?
some one else apparently had a similar problem


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