[tulip] Recompiled kernel & Tulip problems

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Tue Oct 1 17:01:09 2002

On Tue, 1 Oct 2002, Jesse F. Hughes wrote:

> After recompiling my kernel to add USB support,

That immediately hints at an IRQ mapping problem.

> my machine fails to
> load my PCMCIA network card properly.  tulip-diag reports that an
> "ADMtek AL985 Centaur (OEM CardBus)" was found at 0, and was never
> assigned a valid IRQ.
> A glance at /var/log/messages shows that, when the card successfully
> loads, it is called ADMtek Centaur-C (Linksys) rev 17, not ADMtek
> AL985 Centaur.  But, I notice that the entry for the card that
> tulip-diag reports is the same as the entry for the card in tulip.c
> that I see in /var/log/messages.  Namely, 0xab08 0x13d1.

The messages refer to the same chip.  The driver has access to more
specific information such as the PCI subsystem ID registers.

> I've recompiled the modules, but still, I get errors when I plug the
> card in.  The errors in the messages log are pretty generic --
> init_module: Device or resource busy, bind 'tulip' to socket 0 failed:
> Operation not permitted.

What is the exact messages, including those from the PCMCIA subsystem?

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