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1802 PCI error & Resource Allocation Failure

Hi All,

Trying to install a GeForce 5500 graphics controller into an xSeries 360 to improve display capability over S3's Savage4. After trial & error, could only get the system to see the card in slot 6.

However, now when I boot the BIOS reports an 1802 PCI Error and PCI Device Resource Allocation Error. OK, so the card is calling an I/O address that it can't have perhaps?

No detailed info on IBM's support site - some solutions for an 1801 error, but not 1802.

Any suggestions on troubleshooting this?

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  • kingfrost Aug 12, 2008

    I tried a Wildcat 3 card and an ATI 9100 card as well. Got the error with both. I tried the ATI in a number of different slots, but get the same error all the time. I cannot find any way to disable the onboard. I am attempting this on a Xseries 440. It is just annoying when you drag windows on your desktop and the video gets laggy...

    1802 Pci and resource alloction error - any suggestions on settings for BIOS would be greatly apprecaited.

  • studsu Feb 11, 2009

    when I put in another video card I get the 1802 resource allocation error .. I'm trying this on a x440 IBM server.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2009

    putting a matrox650, the same message

    iv' a corrupted cmos, unable to write it ?

    did any one know how to reset it ?

    problem in pci


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Hi disable the resource allocation to S3 first and then add the Nvidia card . A jumper could do this - for disabling onboard graphics .

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