I have a system with an Abit AT7 motherboard: VIA KT333, single Athlon,
512M RAM, onboard RTL8139 network, USB, USB2, 1394. *NO* onboard PS/2
keyboard or mouse ports.
Other: IDE HD, CD-RW, and DVD. Radeon 8500DV (will try getting that
working later :)
I have used the system successfully with 2.4, and have been trying to
get 2.5 to work. Until now, I haven't been able to get the USB keyboard
to work. It is initialized by the BIOS, and is usable by GRUB for
selecting boot images.
I finally found the culprit - "Local APIC Support on Uniprocessors" and
"IO-APIC on uniprocessors". If both items are enabled, the network
functions, but USB doesn't work. If not both are enabled (neither, or
Local APIC but not IO-APIC), then the USB system works, but the network
I am not using modules.
these are the only differences in .config:
multimedia linux-2.5.51 # diff -u working_network
--- working_network 2002-12-11 15:43:31.000000000 -0500
# CONFIG_SMP is not set
# CONFIG_PREEMPT is not set
+# CONFIG_X86_UP_IOAPIC is not set
# CONFIG_X86_MCE_P4THERMAL is not set
I can send complete configs, lspci / lsusb / whatever else anyone wants.
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