Re: can't detect my nic in pci slot
Date: 18 Jan 2004 07:48:00 GMT
dopamine_jimmy <email@example.com> wrote:
> first of all, thanks for your reply, it was because my new video card
> has a cooling fan, and the AGP slot is so near to the PCI slot1,
> the cooling fan blocks my NIC, so i must move the NIC from slot1 to slot2.
> i also try a SoundBlaster Live sound card to other PCI slots,
> the OS also can't detect my PNP sound card, it seems
> the OS only can detect the PCI devices in slot1.
Err... Have you checked that the BIOS is seeing the devices?
IIRC, some BIOSes have a "clear PCI data" option or similar. If you
shuffle the cards in such motherboards, you need to set that option
and reboot once to get the motherboard to manually interrogate the
cards instead of just using data it stored previously.
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