[realtek-bug] troubles with SMC1211

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed, 5 Jul 2000 11:05:24 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Pete Siemsen wrote:

> I did "insmod pci-scan.o" and "insmod rtl8139.o".  Then I tried
> "ifconfig eth0 up" and got "SIOCSIFFLAGS: Resource temporarily
> unavailable".  THis is different than before, when I got "eth0:
>   Index #1: Found a SMC1211TX EZCard 10/100 (RealTek RTL8139) adapter at 0x1400.
>   This chip has not been assigned a valid IRQ, and will not function.
>    This must be fixed in the PCI BIOS setup.  The device driver has no way
>    of changing the PCI IRQ settings.

It's a BIOS setup option.


Let me know if that doesn't fix the problem.

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