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From: Gavin Seddon <gavin.m.seddon@...>
Subject: Re: Re: initio seen, mt -f doesn't work
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 12:14:19 +0000
I thought comments should be posted at the top of the rply so users
don't have to scroll thru' endless postings to reach the necessary
'bit'.  
Also, No, I cannot ping this machine when it locks-up.  I tried this
first.
I will build kernels with both kinds of board to see which works.



On Mon, 2005-12-12 at 04:57 -0700, Duncan wrote:
> Gavin Seddon posted <1134381056.10949.3.camel@linuxstation
>, excerpted
> below,  on Mon, 12 Dec 2005 09:50:56 +0000:
> 
> > Is there a way of determining the board type, other than opening the box
> > and removing the card.  I don't have it's original box.
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > 
> > On Sun, 2005-12-11 at 07:39 -0600, Brett Johnson wrote:
> >> > 
> >> What model initio board do you have? There are two
> >> different initio drivers, and the one called "initio" is for the 9100
> >> series chipset. It's possible loading the wrong chipset could lock up
> >> the pc, or at least the console. When the console locks up, I like to go
> >> to a different terminal (pc) and see if I can ping the frozen pc. If so,
> >> then try to ssh in (assuming ssh is running) and see if I can shut it
> >> down remotely.
> 
> Annoying very.
> Q:  Top posting is...?
> 
> (Of course, note that you should trim quotes to the context to which you
> are replying as well, which top-quoting, as opposed to top-posting,
> encourages.  If you would have trimmed what you were quoting to the
> above, sufficient to establish context, then I would not have needed to do
> it for you, here, and the context would have been sufficiently established
> so all I would have needed to do would have been to post my reply, plus
> possibly trimming out deeper nested quoting, if you had included it, since
> it's no longer necessary to establish the context to which I'm now
> replying.)
> 
> To answer your question, try lspci (ls for the PCI bus).  If the output
> isn't verbose enough to give you the detail you need, try lspci -v (for
> verbose).  It's a /very/ handy program to keep in your virtual toolbox,
> particularly if you don't fancy opening up your box all the time to read
> stuff off of the various chips and cards, let alone that even doing that
> wouldn't directly give you the same level of detail that lspci -v does.
> lspci is part of pciutils, in case you don't already have it merged, but
> you likely do, at least if you have either alsa-utils or hotplug merged.
> 
> FWIW, there's also a parallel lsusb, part of (no surprise) usbutils. =8^)
> 
> -- 
> Duncan - List replies preferred.   No HTML msgs.
> "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
> and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman in
> http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/pub/a/linux/2004/12/22/rms_interview.html
> 
> 
-- 
Dr Gavin Seddon
School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 
University of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester 
M13 9PL, U.K.

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