Re: [PATCH 001/001] PCI: PCI quirk for Asus A8V and A8V Deluxe motherboards

From: Jan-Benedict Glaw
Date: Fri Mar 17 2006 - 09:47:08 EST

On Fri, 2006-03-17 16:43:55 +0200, Andras Mantia <amantia@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> I know, but in this case I got this answer:
> " Dear Friend :


> Thank you for contacting ASUS Customer Service.
> My name is ZYC, and I would be assisting you today.

Interesting name...

> sorry ,due to chipset limitation ,
> when you add a PCI AUDIO card to a board which use VIA VT8237 southbridge
> controller ,
> the built in AC97 audio will be disabled automaticly .
> it is a chip limitation without way to fix ."
> Meantime I tried the patch against the 2.6.13-15 kernel shipped with SuSE 10
> (applied without errors), and altough I see
> PCI: enabled onboard AC97/MC97 devices
> in the logs, the onboard card doesn't appear in lspci.

Maybe the fix was running too late? There needs to be a PCI bus scan
afterwards... Test with a newer kernel version, hopefully not patched
to death...


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