[tulip] device or resource busy

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Fri, 17 Nov 2000 15:28:19 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Charles Owen wrote:

> I am using kernel 2.2.17, and a linksys 10/100 ethernet card.

Presumably one of the new cards that's not supported by the older drivers.

>  rpm -i ftp://ftp.scyld.com/pub/network/netdriver-2.0.src.rpm
>  cd RPM
>  rpm -bb SPECS/netdriver.spec
>  rpm -i --force RPMS/i686/netdriver-2.0-3.i686.rpm       
> These commands apparently update the modules in 
> /lib/modules/2.2.17/net.

They should have...

>  cd /lib/modules/2.2.17/net
>  insmod pci-scan.o
>  insmod ./tulip.o
>  ./tulip.o: init_module: Device or resource busy

Hmmm, read the kernel messages (run 'dmesg') to verify that you tried to
load the updated module rather than the old version.

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