4th RTL8139 card isn't working
Thu Mar 9 04:29:43 2000
>>>>> "Donald" == Donald Becker <email@example.com> writes:
>> How do I change the irq? Via the bios I can't assign an
>> interrupt to a specific slot. Are there module options to do
>> Changing the irq with ifconfig does not work: # ifconfig eth3
>> irq 9 SIOCSIFMAP: Operation not supported
Donald> The BIOS sets the INT to IRQ mapping. Only the BIOS knows
Donald> how the motherboard is wired -- the driver cannot change
Donald> the IRQ. See
Donald> But that's not your problem. Your problem is likely that
Donald> the fourth slot is not a bus master slot. The RTL8139 is
Donald> a bus master and requires a bus-master-capable slot.
While we are at it: Is it possible to share busmastering? Some (or all?)
ABIT motherbords have tvo slots sharing busmastering, which means that
RTL8139 drivers don't work if you put cards into both such slots.
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