Re: PCI Resource Allocation Error

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Aug 07 2006 - 13:53:42 EST

On Mon, Aug 07, 2006 at 10:34:27AM -0400, D. Hazelton wrote:
> After using 2.6.8 and 2.6.11 for a *long* time I decided to upgrade. When I
> first tried using 2.6.15 I tested a vanilla kernel and ran into the following
> message in the dmesg:
> PCI: Failed to allocate mem resource #6:20000@f0000000 for 0000:01:00.0
> Since I'm running FC4 I figured that a fix might have made it into the distro
> supplied kernel, so I again upgraded, this time to 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4. I see
> the same message in the dmesg output, so I'm certain that it hasn't been
> fixed.
> This is definately caused by my graphics card, an NVidia GeForce 5200, just
> because that's the PCI ID of the AGP port.
> I know a lot of you will tell me to file a report with RedHat, but after
> checking the LKML archives I see this problem was introduced around 2.6.13
> and though I saw some patches to fix this, I'm pretty certain they were
> either for x86-64 or were not ever merged.

Even with this message, does the hardware still work properly?


greg k-h
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