[tulip] This chip has not been assigned a valid IRQ

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed Jan 23 12:55:01 2002

On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, Hal McCaskey wrote:

>  I am loading Debian 2.2 rev 4 over Win98 in an HP PC with a Linksys
> Network Anywhere 10/100 Card. Actually an AMDtek chip. 
> I used the tulip driver tthat came on the Debian CD. 
> tulip-diag.c:v2.08 5/15/2001 Donald Becker (becker@scyld.com)
>  http://www.scyld.com/diag/index.html
> Index #1: Found a ADMtek AL985 Centaur-P 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.
>  See  http://www.scyld.com/expert/irq-conflict.html  for more information.
> Any idea of what to do next?  I don't see an option to set the IRQ via BIOS

Have you read the web page?  

> Seriously considering buying another networking card - Tired of
> fighting with this on - .any suggestion on which one to buy? 

The new card will have the same problem... it's a problem with the BIOS
settings, not the card.

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