Firewire chip on HP NW9440 or MX9420 MOBO Tags: Chipsets Core Firewire Devices Motherboards perdrix December 4, 2012 2:53:49 PM Hello, Does anyone know the exact Texas IC used for the firewire support in these laptops and where it is on the motherboard - I couldn't find it in a quick search. The chip definitely seems to be sick: Not good Looking at /var/log/syslog after booting Ubuntu Live CD I see: firewire_ohci 0000:02:06.1: > Added OHCI device as card 0, 4 IR + 8 IT contexts, quirks 0x2 firewire_core 0000:02:06.1: rediscovered device fw0 (this repeats many times throughout the log, and continues after all other boot messages finish) firewire_core 0000:02:06.1: rediscovered device fw0 firewire_core 0000:02:06.1: parent port inconsistency for node 0: parent_count = 1 firewire_core 0000:02:06.1: topology build failed firewire_core 0000:02:06.1: rediscovered device fw0 firewire_core 0000:02:06.1: rediscovered device fw0 firewire_core 0000:02:06.1: rediscovered device fw0 etc. Doesn't sound great to me ... Dave More about : firewire chip nw9440 mx9420 mobo Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMS-6577 MSI MOBO QUESTIONS ForumSuggest a desktop configuration for a heavy multitasker ForumeSATA HD randomly disconnects/disappears ForumCs6 PP video editing system ForumFoxconn mobo 's ForumConverting AMD HP System to Core 2 Duo Forumhow bad are mass market pcs? - hp ( ForumBuilding DAW for Music Creation/Production ForumAMD Piledriver rumours ... and expert conjecture ForumHigh-End personal Workstation Guidance ForumA8AE-LE ForumMobo and PC manufacture Differ in size Limit...... ForumSystem for editing HD in Adobe Premiere ForumGaming Rig for $1000 or less ForumAdvice for first build ($5,000 workstation) ForumNeed Advice On A Budget Video Editing PC ForumAsus P8Z68-V vs Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumChge mobo with different Chipset & processor, OS installation Require? ForumUpgrading CPU and Mobo for first time, anything else I need to know? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !