[vortex] Regarding compliation of 3C59x in linux-2.5

Bogdan Costescu bogdan.costescu@iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Thu Apr 10 06:58:01 2003

On Wed, 9 Apr 2003, Anup Pemmaiah wrote:

> The 3c59x module gets installed when I say "insmod 3c59x.o".

At this point do any kind of messages appear in the logs or 'dmesg' output ?
The card should be identified here... You could also try increasing the 
debug level to get more messages from the driver.

> "/sbin/ifup eth0" says "Determining IP information for eth0 ... failed".

This smells like DHCP. Can you try to assign a static IP and see if the 
card is brought up ?

Bogdan Costescu

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