SMC1211TX + linux no go

herman dumont
Sun Nov 15 04:46:24 1998


i have a smc 1211TX card, in a PII x86 box , running linux 2.1.128.
I have problems with the loading of tulip module.

When i try to load the tulip driver as a module i get:
Device or resource busy

The output of tulip-diag -f -p ec00 -a -e -e is:

tulip-diag.c:v1.06 9/18/98 Donald Becker (
Digital DC21040 Tulip Tulip chip registers at 0xec00:
  1d29e000 80004000 00002000 00002000 006ea000 006dc000 006d6000
  60000000 6eb337a9 000c1000 0000000c 1000000f 00000000 00000024
 The Rx process state is 'Unavailable Rx buffer -- Flushing Rx frame'.
 The Tx process state is 'Idle'.
Transmit started, Receive stopped, half-duplex.
 The transmit unit is set to store-and-forward.
 Port selection is MII, half-duplex.
EEPROM contents:
  2511 4b38 715e 9784 bdaa e3d0 09f6 2f1c
  5542 7b68 a18e c7b4 edda 1300 3926 5f4c
  8572 ab98 d1be f7e4 1d0a 4330 6956 8f7c
  b5a2 dbc8 01ee 2714 4d3a 7360 9986 bfac
  e5d2 0bf8 311e 5744 7d6a a390 c9b6 efdc
  1502 3b28 624e 8875 ae9b d4c1 fae7 200d
  4633 6c59 927f b8a5 decb 04f1 2a17 503d
  7663 9c89 c2af e8d5 0efb 3421 5a47 806d
 ID CRC 0xe2 (vs. 0x42), complete CRC 3482384.

The output of cat/proc/pci is:
   Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq Unknown device (rev 2).
      Vendor id=1274. Device id=1371.
      Slow devsel.  IRQ 9.  Master Capable.  Latency=64.  Min Gnt=12.Max
      I/O at 0xef00 [0xef01].
  Bus  0, device  15, function  0:
    Ethernet controller: Unknown vendor Unknown device (rev 16).
      Vendor id=1113. Device id=1211.
      Medium devsel.  IRQ 5.  Master Capable.  Latency=64.  Min
Gnt=32.Max Lat=64.
      I/O at 0xec00 [0xec01].
      Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfebffc00 [0xfebffc00].
  Bus  1, device   0, function  0:
    VGA compatible controller: NVidia/SGS Thomson Riva 128 (rev 34).
      Medium devsel.  Fast back-to-back capable.  IRQ b.  Master
Capable.  Latency=64.  Min Gnt=3.Max Lat=1.
      Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfd000000 [0xfd000000].
      Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf3000000 [0xf3000008].

Can anyone help me with this problem.