[3c509] 3c59x driver + Cable/DSL router - can't get'em to talk!

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Thu, 8 Feb 2001 21:45:44 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Ed Hourigan wrote:

> I have a 3COM model 3c905C NIC in a brand new Dell PC.  I have a
> “Cable/DSL” 

905C or 905CX?
You'll have to look at the printing on the card to find out.

> Tried various options to the driver with no luck.

Pass *no* options -- they will only prevent correct operation.

> I obtained netdrivers-2.1.src.rpm.

What was the driver detection message?

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