[realtek] rtl8139 diag = 0000 'resource or device busy'
Mon Dec 17 14:13:01 2001
On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, lee m orsino wrote:
> i'm a (semi)newbie using slackware 8.0 and i'm trying to insert the
> rtl8139 module. i compiled the sources (with warnings)
> insmod pci-scan.o
> and that worked fine, then:
> insmod rtl8139.o
> and it said: device or resource busy, insmod errors can be caused by
> incorrect module parameters including I/O or IRQ parameters
This is a misleading error message. The advice only applies to ISA cards.
> inside /proc/pci there is:
> bus 0, device 17, function 0
> Ethernet controller unknown vendor, unknown, rev(0)
> vendor id=1516 device id=803
This is your real problem. You don't have a rtl8139 card.
Your NIC has a Myson 803 chip.
[[ It's amusing that some pacific rim vendor would try to pass off the
Myson 803 chip, which is a quite reasonable design, as the
low-performance 8139... ]]
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