gigabit ethernet configuration (acenic and redhat 7)

Donald Becker becker at
Wed Jan 24 21:14:42 PST 2001

On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, william l kleb wrote:

> anyway, the hole i've dug now has me stumped (apparently i can't take
> a hint -- see below ;).  i am trying to install a netgear gigabit card
> (ga620t) in the tyan's 64-bit/66MHz pci slot and use it in place of one
> of the onboard eepro controllers going into the netgear fs518t 10/100/1000
> switch (16+2).
> lspci says: 01:02.0 Ethernet controller: Netgear: Unknown device 630a (rev 01),

Hmmm, this appears to be a new chip.

>   Using /lib/modules/2.2.16-22smp/net/acenic.o
>   /lib/modules/2.2.16-22smp/net/acenic.o: init_module: Device or resource busy

This is the generic message when a driver cannot detect a card.  The
driver returns ENODEV, but the insmod system mistranslates it EBUSY.

Donald Becker				becker at
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