[tulip] Adaptec ANA-6944A/TX

Ben Greear greearb@candelatech.com
Tue Nov 6 17:31:02 2001

Donald Becker wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Nov 2001, Ron Reed wrote:
>>Has anyone gotten the ANA-6944A/TX multiport ethernet card to work with
>>RedHat 7.1? The kernel is 2.4.3-6.
>>If I try to do anything with the card, it locks the system up tight. The
>>system is a Gigabyte 6OX motherboard with the latest BIOS (F4) and a P-III
>>1gHz CPU. Any clues or pointers on this problem?
> This is very likely an IRQ mapping problem, not a problem with the
> driver itself.

I had this same problem on an Adaptec 4-port NIC...

Which part of code/hardware is responsible for the IRQ mapping?


> Which driver are you trying?  What is the detection message?  What does
> 'lspci' report about the IRQ mapping?
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