[eepro100] problem getting eepro100 driver to work

Alvin Oga aoga@Mail.Linux-Consulting.com
Mon, 20 Nov 2000 06:18:48 -0800 (PST)

hi mike...

build your own kernel....and own modules....
dont use the redhat defaults

if you use linux-2.4.0-test10....it works flawlessly in the tests
i haphazardly checked...
	dont bother with rh-7.0 and linux-2.2.17...
	(cant make(link) its kernel )

have fun

On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Mike Schwartz wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to get an Intel EtherExpress Pro 100 NIC (built into an Intel 
> Desktop Board D815EEA) working under Linux 7.0.  When trying to insmod the 
> driver it complains:
> /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/net/eepro100.o: init_module: Device or resource busy
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including 
> invalid IO or IRQ parameters
> /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/net/eepro100.o: insmod 
> /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/net/eepro100.o failed
> /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/net/eepro100.o: insmod eth0 failed
> I checked the BIOS settings, and PnP OS is disabled (as noted in one of the 
> scyld.com pages about this driver), and the LAN device is enabled.  All the 
> IRQ priorirites were set to "auto".
> I ran eepro100-diag, and it output:
> eepro100-diag.c:v2.02 7/19/2000 Donald Becker (becker@scyld.com)
> http://www.scyld.com/diag/index.html
> Index #1: Found a Intel i82562 EEPro100 adapter at 0xdf00.
> Can anyone suggest what I need to do to solve this problem?
> Thanks
>   - Mike Schwartz