[vortex-bug] installing vortex driver

Donald Becker becker@scyld.com
Wed, 16 Aug 2000 17:12:25 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 14 Aug 2000, Rahul Ram wrote:

> I am trying to install the 3c59x drivers to my linux system. I have
> downloaded the following, pci-scan.h, pci-scan.c, kern_compat.h, and
> 3c59x.c. I did the following steps after downloading (by the way, i am
> logged in as root): 

> 3) Ran insmod on pci-scan.o (successful)

> 3) Ran insmod on 3c59x.o and the following error occured:
>         "3c59x.o: init_module: Device or resource busy"

This means the driver didn't find a valid card.

What does 'cat /proc/pci' or 'lspci' report about your card?

> 4) I then restarted linux and ran insmod on 3c59x.o again, without doing
>so for pci-scan.o, and the following error occured: 
>         "3c59x.o: unresolved symbol acpi_wake

Do 'modprobe 3c59x' after installing 3c59x.o and pci-scan.o into

The 'modprobe' program automatically loads the required modules, in this
case pci-scan.o

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