[vortex] 3Com 3c575 working fine in 2.2.19 but not 2.4.16
Sat Dec 22 17:25:01 2001
* Andrew Morton (email@example.com) wrote:
> Pete Turner wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am having real problems trying to get this card to work with 2.4.16.
> > It works fine with the Debian stock 2.2.19 kernel using the 3c575_cb.o
> > driver but I can't get it to work with 2.4.16 using the 3c590 Vortex
> > after 2 days of trying.
> The 3c575 has been a problem for ages - sporadically doing whacko
> unreproducible and inexplicable things. But a 100% failure like this
> is likely due to something else.
> Please, add
> options 3c59x debug=7
> to /etc/modules.conf, send the output which ensues when you load
> the driver and open the interface and try to ping something.
> Also, vortex-diag, mii-diag output as per Documentation/networking/vortex.txt
> and a generally more verbose description of the failure.
Thanks for your help but I have managed to fix it now.
A bit of tinkering around with the kernel config and it started to work!
Don't know what I did but it is working so I'm happy.
Pete Turner - Network Operations Engineer - Frontier Internet Services Limited
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