[eepro100] problem getting eepro100 driver to work
Mon, 27 Nov 2000 14:40:18 -0500 (EST)
On Sun, 19 Nov 2000, Mike Schwartz wrote:
> I am trying to get an Intel EtherExpress Pro 100 NIC (built into an Intel
> Desktop Board D815EEA) working under Linux 7.0.
There is no "Linux 7.0". You must be referring to a distribution version
number, which is mostly useless without letting us know the distribution.
(Especially with the "My version is N+1" games.)
> When trying to insmod the
> driver it complains:
> /lib/modules/2.2.16-22/net/eepro100.o: init_module: Device or resource busy
That means that the driver didn't recognize the device.
You have new hardware, with a new ID, and an old driver version.
> I ran eepro100-diag, and it output:
> eepro100-diag.c:v2.02 7/19/2000 Donald Becker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> Index #1: Found a Intel i82562 EEPro100 adapter at 0xdf00.
> Can anyone suggest what I need to do to solve this problem?
Get an updated driver.
Presumably you purchased your distribution with installation support -- they
should be able to help you...
[[ I'm guessing that they won't be able to help, and will just point you to
the Scyld driver at
Donald Becker email@example.com
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